Cyclowiz Website Shut Down

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by dsbomb, Sep 20, 2007.

Sep 20, 2007

Cyclowiz Website Shut Down by dsbomb at 10:26 PM (3,256 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. dsbomb
    OP

    Member dsbomb GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2007
    Messages:
    487
    Location:
    Illinois, USA
    Country:
    United States
    It appears the ESA has forced the Cyclowiz web site to shut down. Apparently because one could buy the mod chip from there. The site instead goes to a plain text explanation of the ESA requesting the web host to shut it down.
     
  2. superrob

    Member superrob H4X H4X H4X!

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2007
    Messages:
    2,465
    Location:
    GBATemp factory.
    Country:
    Denmark
    one of the cycloDS sites has also been shut down before.
     
  3. xiaNaix

    Member xiaNaix GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2002
    Messages:
    357
    Location:
    Detroit, MI
    Country:
    United States
    This was not the official CycloWiz site. It was owned by a reseller. The official site is, and always has been, teamcyclops.com
     
  4. Hiratai

    Banned Hiratai I'm like *tick* *tick*

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2007
    Messages:
    1,031
    Country:
    United States
  5. dsbomb
    OP

    Member dsbomb GBAtemp Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2007
    Messages:
    487
    Location:
    Illinois, USA
    Country:
    United States
    Ok, I'm not that familiar with which is official site [​IMG]. But, does this mean more of a crackdown on US storefronts for mod chips, ds flash carts, etc? The boards are already full of people asking how long it takes to order from overseas merchants...
     
  6. MC DUI

    Member MC DUI GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2003
    Messages:
    1,916
    Location:
    Newcastle, Australia
    Country:
    Australia
    There have been a bunch of raids recently on US store fronts.

    Just order from overseas, so it takes a week to get your flashcart or modchip, big whoop.
     
  7. flai

    Member flai Androgynous Apparently :)

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2006
    Messages:
    850
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    He meant an official reseller. I had posted this thread up a while ago.
     
  8. wrathek

    Member wrathek GBAtemp Regular

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2007
    Messages:
    115
    Country:
    United States
    lol i was shocked. i thought that was an official site for a second. Not much into CycloDS or anything, but glad to hear it wasn't the official place [​IMG]

    But yeah, modchip/copy protection circumvention hardware sold in the us usually doesn't fly too well. It's weird, they don't really seem to care if you have the stuff, but they dont want you making money off of it
     
  9. IxthusTiger

    Member IxthusTiger Cruddy's Buddy

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2003
    Messages:
    1,610
    Country:
    United States
    Oshiat! Do you think they can track down people who bought stuff from that site?
     

Share This Page