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CDCOVERS bites the dust
By Jon Newton, p2pnet.net
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2002-12-08
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CDcovers.CC - Over 370,000 Music, Games and Movies CD Covers
CDcovers.CC - Over 370000 Audio, Dreamcast, Dvd, Gameboy Advance, Gamecube, Mini Disc, Pc, Playstation, Playstation2, Vcd, Vhs and Xbox CD Covers And Game ...
Description: Large online archives for CD covers. Includes a covers search engine, bulletin board, and request section.

That's what you saw on November 29 when you did a Google for cdcovers, possibly the world's largest CD cover site. (www.cdcovers.cc)

And 'cached' revealed: "The audio section, audio covers search and cover upload facility have been disabled. We hope to restore the service within a week. The rest of the sections are working normally. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

However, it's a lot more than an inconvenience.

On November 27, this appeared on the site:

"The End Of The Audio Section
"The money hungry people at the RIAA / IFPI have made it very clear that they don't want us to host audio covers anymore. It's all about money folks and although we are a profit free organization that runs on voluntary basis those scumbags don't give up and want to shut us down through threatening our host.

"It's been a great adventure but we cannot afford this anymore. Therefore we have decided to take the audio section offline for good. Thank you all for your support for the past 3 years.

"Please don't mail us for any covers - we've deleted all the artwork. It's gone for good."


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