Now it’s up for sale.
Raymond Bennelsworth, admin of dedicatedtv.net, “one of the larger television-download sites on the internet, announced late last week that he was retiring from running the site, which he’d funded for three years out of his own pocket, and that if a new owner wasn’t found the site would go offline”, says a slugsite post.
Now it’s gone, the domain is up for sale, “and most of the auxiliary webpages – the two Twitter feeds, the Facebook group, and so on – have disappeared down the memory hole, without any word or notice”, says the story, going on
No goodbye, no farewell, no teary-eyed sentimentality. No ‘so long, and thanks for all the fish’. Just… poof. Gone. And this just days after Facebook messages suggesting new owners had been found for the site.
Ah, well. Easy come, easy go. Screw you too, Bennelsworth, and your little dog Bertie, too.
The dedicatedtv domain is for sale, apparently, should you have a thousand pounds to spare and a desire for an obscure bit of internet piracy history. There were at last count eight or nine others that pointed to the same site; perhaps some of them are valued a bit more realistically?
“It is indeed a blow to TV lovers, during the time I was using Ubuntu via Live CD I was surfing the website it was pretty cool had a lot of Aussie Shows as well”, says Andrew aka Comeonecomcast, adding >>>
It was forum website which had Rapidshare and other DDL links to the shows
You can still find the shows by using your fave Rapidshare search engine and searching for ‘dedicatedtv.net’, uploaders put the domain in the filename
R.I.P dedicatedTV, you will be missed <3
DTV’s YT channel is still live http://www.youtube.com/user/dedicatedtv
Keeping a site online without any money is tough going. You have to get creative to survive.
… and identi.ca
slugsite – DedicatedTV, RIP, August 2, 2010
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