isoHunt [UPDATE Wednesday 11:00 am CT: This story has been edited to make clear that this new site is an unauthorized clone of the old site and does not involve any of the principals of the original isoHunt.] Less than two weeks ago, IsoHunt, the notorious search engine site for BitTorrent files, agreed to shut down and pay $110 million in a settlement with the Motion Pictures of America Association.

The site even shut down a day early as a way to avoid being part of an online archive. But now, what appears to be a cloned version of the site (available at and has emerged. Whois information on both domains turns up no contact information. However, online records show that the new site is hosted in Australia.     

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