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Remember Limewire? How were y'all monetizing from it?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by BlueWaterLover, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. BlueWaterLover

    BlueWaterLover Junior Member

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    Hey,
    I was just being bored on 9gag and I saw this.
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    The only thing I can remember from limewire is that my mom hated me because I only downloaded viruses on the PC
    :p
    I was 8 then so yeah what would you expect. I can remeber when I searched for 50 cent. I got some song with the name of the song I wanted but the sound file was so small. It only said go to www, bla bla idk anymore. I didn't spoke english then so I just deleted it and downloaded another virus :eek:p:

    But what was on those sites? How did you monetize in these days? And was it easier to earn?

    Lets have some fun and share the methods you were using back then when Limewire was hot :D
     
  2. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    the only thing limewire was ever good for was exposing private info to strangers. that's why they dropped it. there are even forums dedicated to all the files boosted from open folders.
     
  3. Capo Dei Capi

    Capo Dei Capi BANNED BANNED

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    Lime wire was awesome, I'm surprised no one from outside the USA restarted it

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  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I remember that program. No matter what you searched for on Limewire, it always displayed "(insert your search query) SEXY GIRL HAS SHAKING ORGASM ON LIVE WEBCAM" at the top of the results.
     
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  5. Syzpe

    Syzpe Registered Member

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    Most of the time it was monetized through spyware. Content locking a file wasn't common back then and although there was a few PPI opportunities no one would dare download a .exe

    Let's face it most of the downloads were .mp3 .avi and .png - porn and music.
     
  6. LordofTempest

    LordofTempest Junior Member

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    Which website ?: D
     
  7. Capo Dei Capi

    Capo Dei Capi BANNED BANNED

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    I once got a virus of nothing that just repeated a small file 100,000 times to fill up hdd

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  8. Syzpe

    Syzpe Registered Member

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    Those are the absolute worst! No purpose for them such a waste!
     
  9. Capo Dei Capi

    Capo Dei Capi BANNED BANNED

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    Probably a script kiddie made those

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