Originally Posted by Gustavo Kuerten
I think it was mostly about the owner being an idiot. He was advertising on the regular internet and via that way they eventually got his email address, which contained his real name. He also ordered a bunch of fake ID's to his home address which got intercepted. Plus it's ridiculous to operate from the United States, especially if you're making tens of millions.
If done properly a similar site can stay up forever.
Yeah I'm certain their will be a new site in the works soon. It took 10+years or something to shut this one down and as you said, it was run pretty openly.
Someone is going to run this operation again, but not make the same mistakes as this guy.