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Uptobox Goes Dark Following Police Raids on French Datacenters (Updated) * TorrentFreak

uptobox-sIt’s no secret that French file-hosting platform Uptobox has been in the crosshairs of rightsholders for some time.

Founded in 2011, Uptobox gained popularity by making it easy for users to upload, store, and share files with others. In April 2023 alone, Uptobox received 34 million visits, roughly a third of those from France.

News that Uptobox domains had been blocked by French ISPs emerged in May, but the service remained unfazed. Rather than panic, it offered unblocking advice instead.

Serious Technical Issues…

Roughly three hours ago, the official Uptobox account on ‘X’ tweeted that the service was experiencing issues.

“It appears that we have a technical problem, we are currently investigating, the network seems to be severely disrupted,” the platform reported.


Reports from all over Europe confirmed that Uptobox was down, accompanied by differences of opinion as to the cause. Soon after, French news outlet l’Informé broke the news that no user of the service…

You can read the full Torrent Freak article here

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