Hotfile shut down! Owners to pay $80 million!

Hotfile, one of the top file hosting is now shut down. Many developers use Hotfile to upload their ROMs, themes, and many more Android related files. This shutdown will cause an inconvenience for many people as they try to find their favorite ROM’s elsewhere. They were originally accused of piracy back in 2011. Soon a trial started and they had been ordered to pay 500 million dollars in damages to the MPAA. After back and forth negotiations, they are now ordered to pay a total of 80 million dollars in damages and close their doors completely.

Source: XDA