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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

AllofMP3 Copycat Appears Online

Say goodbye to AllofMP3.com and hello to Mp3sparks.com.

Since last week, visitors have not been able to access the online music stores AllofMP3.com and AllofMP3.ru, which have been held up as the epitome of Russia's shoddy copyright enforcement. But another sister site has quietly emerged from the wings.

Like AllofMP3, Mp3sparks.com is run by the Moscow-based company MediaServices, whose director, Vadim Mamotin, has insisted that its web sites are 100 percent legitimate. In addition to the color scheme, the new site's interface is virtually identical to Allofmp3.com. Its disclaimer is similar, too: "MediaServices pays license fees for all materials downloaded from the site subject to the Law of the Russian Federation," it says. A call to the contact number listed on the site reached the puzzled receptionist at a company selling wooden flooring. "Why do people keep calling here?" she said.