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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Google Suspended FrostWire for No Reason

Google Suspended FrostWire for No Reason

Google Suspended FrostWire for No Reason

Added: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Category: Bit Torrent Freedom > The Industries Of Records, Gaming, Software, Movies
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, 2010, www.extrattorrent.com
Right after FrostWire settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the search engine Google took a decision to cut the cord on one of the most popular file-sharing Android clients worldwide. The industry observers are still not sure if this was a coincidence or not.
Google-Suspends-FrostWire.jpg

The developer of FrostWire application, Angel Leon, admitted that the move of the search giant was quite a surprise, because the company hadn’t sent him any prior notice about its intentions to suspend the application. However, FrostWire thinks this turn of events is something connected with the recent settlement between the file-sharing project and Federal Trade Commission over privacy matters.

The Federal Trade Commission accused the application of disregarding the Internet users’ privacy by sharing files. As a result, the changes were made for both versions of the application, desktop and Android ones. Moreover, those updates were applied several months ago. Angel Leon confirmed that the company fixed the application ages ago, which means that the overwhelming majority (around 99.9%, as they have estimated) of the client users are actually running a fresh edition of the program, 0.6.3, which is a whole generation over. So, there shouldn’t be even a hint of worry in regards to the FTC complaints right now.

On the other hand, a number of media reports emphasized that even after the updates the application was still infringing users’ privacy. That’s what may have led to such a drastic measure taken by Google.

The developer of the application claimed that the lack of communication from the search engine wasn’t something that he expected. He complained that it was just wrong to get suspended without even an explanation or any notice, particularly an application for which people have said they purchased an Android for. Angel Leon pointed out that his software has been installed on more than a million of different electronic devices over the last year. In the meantime, his efforts to get some answers from Google brought no results thus far.

Up to date, the FrostWire application can still be downloaded from the company’s official site on the Internet, and the users are expecting future updates of the client in the nearest future – may be in the following weeks or even days.


By:
SaM
October 22nd,2011

Posted by: 
SaM

Date:  Saturday, October 22nd, 2011



Comments (12) (please add your comment »)

1
posted by (2011-10-22 13:52:10)
DEMONLORD avataronce limewire went down, frostwire wasnt that fare behind it

2
posted by (2011-10-22 17:39:00)
Tparsons5150 avatarWhat's a good replacement for Frostwire?(non torrent based)

3
posted by (2011-10-22 18:39:20)
No avatarares but i wouldnt recomend it id rather use torrent based

4
posted by (2011-10-22 18:52:32)
Tparsons5150 avatar@3 I use utorrent for all my torrent needs

5
posted by (2011-10-22 22:34:20)
saucer avatarGOOD! FrostWire claims to be ad/spyware free ....it's a lie

6
posted by (2011-10-22 23:54:27)
ihatespys avatarTry groovejaar its free it basically downloads songs from grooveshark lol. Just careful too much can ban you for awhile unless he has fixed that issue i know at first it was a problem.

7
posted by Blocked (2011-10-23 04:51:46)
menahunie avatarLMFAO jeez what a bunch of hypocrites GOOGLE is and shows you what big corporations do to small fry. How come Google did not cut the line on APPLE? Facebook and Others are doing exactly the same thing? Your doing it also Google; remember Google+ tracking users? How come you don't cut your own line?
Come on GOOGLE Inquiring minds wanna know????

8
posted by (2011-10-23 06:05:37)
samps avatargoogle fukked them

9
posted by ET lovermen (2011-10-23 12:07:11)
brods73 avatarthere talking about the frostwire app that you could get on android phones/tabs!!! and it sucked anyway i use 'free music download' on android phones to download mp3's...ive just tried it and the app still works but its not on the android market anymore!!

10
posted by ET lovermen (2011-10-23 12:11:22)
brods73 avatari ment i just tried frostwire android app and it still works but its not on the android market anymore!!!! but 'free music downloads' is still there

11
posted by ET lovermen (2011-10-23 12:23:38)
brods73 avatarand you can still get the android and pc versions of frostwire from there site..the only thing google did was take it from the android market

12
posted by ET junkieET loverTurtle (2011-10-26 09:10:05)
fusseltier avatarit always happens, a larger company acquires a smaller better company and then shuts them down to get rid of their better product and competition.
it happened to xtree and many many others.



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