Rapid share, one of the Biggest and most famous (may be infamous for Software makers) Blocked out the BSNL (Dataone) IP address due to hacking attempts from these IP address.When ever we tried to download anything from Rapid share (OLD BSNL People having OLD IP address starting with 59.XX.XX.XX) got the message like this. while the newer IP address are still free to use the rapidshare.
Massive RapidShare hack attempts detected. IP block 220.127.116.11 – 18.104.22.168 blocked. Please call your internet provider.
So , i think its one of the major step taken by Rapid share guys to block BSNL IP address, i think BSNL is most used ISP in India and Banning those IP address by Rapid share will surely harm rapidshare in sense of finance and over all market of Rapid share will get lost. Other competitors like Deposit Files, MegaFileUpload, etc will surely take benefit from such decisions. [Continue reading this article...]