Los Angeles – Less than a month after a federal court
ordered a halt to distribution of file-sharing software application LimeWire, a
"secret" development team has reengineered the software and released
it back onto the Internet, TorrentFreak reported.
The new LimeWire Pirate
Edition application is based on the LimeWire 5.6 beta released earlier this
A source tells TorrentFreak that, in the new release, "all
dependencies on LimeWire LLC’s servers have been removed, all remote settings
have been disabled, the Ask toolbar has been unbundled, and all features of
LimeWire PRO have been activated for free."
(DMW previous coverage)