Six former OiNK users have been arrested by British Police over the past couple of weeks, all in connection with the up-loading of pre-release to the now defunct P2P music site.
Three arrests were made on Friday 23rd May, followed by three more on Wednesday 28th May. Five of those arrested were male and aged between 19 and 33. The other was 28-year-old woman.
OiNK was closed down by a combination of British and Dutch Police forces in October last year. The site administrator, Allan Ellis, was arrested at the time and later released on bail. A message posted on the site after its closure warned that the police would be seeking out its users’ identities. Well, you can’t say they aren’t true to their word.
In these latest arrests, suspects were taken to their local police station for questioning and required to provide DNA samples and fingerprints. It’s a little known fact that uploading music to the internet leaves an unmistakable trail of DNA and fingerprint evidence all across the interwebs.
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