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Popular Leak Site TheLastDisaster Shuts Down For Good

Another long-running hub for music piracy is no more. Over the last twenty-four hours, the popular leak site known as The Last Disaster has been forced to shutter its piracy blog after seven years of sharing music with the world. Updates posted by the owners of the site to Facebook indicate that those in control […]

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God save micro-blogging. It’s Friday, and like you we really don’t want to be at work anymore. UTG is fun and all, but most of us work day jobs that put us in front of monitors full of numbers and reports we pretend to work on while secretly sneaking off to enjoy whatever nonsense the […]

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REST IN PEACE: Stickam

This was unexpected. After seven years of webcam chat services, Stickam has announced it will be shutting down permanently at 11:59PST tonight. We have not covered a lot of technology on UTG, but the closure of Stickam is one move that is sure to shake things up within our community. Many artists, including UTG friend […]

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Hydra Head Records To Close Doors This December

Hydra Head Records have announced that they will be closing their doors in December due to financial difficulties. Read the heartfelt statement from the label’s own Aaron Turner by looking below. Thanks to Hydra Head for two decades of awesome releases and memories. “Hydra Head Records has never been a smooth-running operation. We’ve spent the […]

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RIP Megaupload (2005-2012)

In the past months we have heard a ton about these bills that have the potential to change the way we browse and share material on the internet. These “monsters” are the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). Many high traffic sites such as Google and Wikipedia showed their support in favor […]