"This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we've decided to voluntarily shut down. We've been fighting for years for your right to communicate, but it's time to move on. It's been an experience of a lifetime, we wish you all the best!"
BTJunkie's unknown founder said that his or her decision to shut the site down was a direct result of seeing the legal action taken against MegaUpload and Pirate Bay. BTJunkie was recently blocked from search results by Google, and had been reported to the US Government for allegedly offering pirated material. No legal action has been taken against the site.