News: We have moved! Our old domain of www.mediasurf.org has been discontinued. We are now on an .ch domain. Our new web address is https://www.mediasurfer.ch (please bookmark our new link) While we are sad that we have left our original ship behind, it was time to move our crew and our work to a new and better ship. The amazing 3 years we had on our first ship will always be remembered. Our current state could not have been a reality without it. We're still here. Same crew, same style.

- Posted on 7/22019
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Staff member Sentinel has found a new Microsoft technical support scam among one of our download links. You can view his report by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our website's main menu or by clicking here...

- Posted on 7/16/2018
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- Update: All deleted Led Zepplin first pressing entries entries have been re-published and are back online with links to Bayfiles. Secondary AAC files are also included. To view them, simply enter "led zepplin" into the website's search bar. We would like to thank you all for your continued support. 

- Posted on 7/15/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has just finished the update for our Spam Detector comments bot. We are now using version 3.6. The bot has improved capabilities and will leave more specific responses/comments. You have been warned! Think before you comment! Failure to leave your specific needs in the comments section will result in being served by our bot. We don't read the comments that the bot has responded to. For more information about this subject, please visit the FAQ's section via our main menu or simply click on this link for a screenshot. Read/view it before you comment!

- Posted on 6/23/2019
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Yet another Microsoft Technical Support Scam has been found. You can view Sentinel's report by clicking on this link here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our website's main menu.

- Posted on 6/22/2019
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Another Microsoft technical support scam has been found. You may read Sentinel's report by clicking here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our website's main menu.

-Posted on  6/1/2019
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Previously deleted entries due to certain "issues" will be re-published via our new source, Bayfiles. These publications will be available within the next few days.

- Posted on 5/8/2019
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Another Microsoft technical support scam has been found. We strongly encourage everyone to read Sentinel's report, which can be found by clicking this link or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu, as it contains very important information about this new scam. As always, we have you covered.

- Posted on 5/2/2019
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Due to the constant removal of various links by Mega.nz, we will now be using Bayfiles for "specific" files only. Mega.nz will still be used for newer publications. This will be implemented today.

- Posted on 4/19/2019
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Yet another Microsoft Technical Support Scam has been found. You can view Sentinel's report by following this link or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 4/16/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 4/21/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- 4/15/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting is suspended until Monday 4/15/2019.

- Posted on 4/14/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has found another Microsoft technical support scam page. You can view his report  by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu or by following this link. We're steering the ship in the right direction, one dead scam page at a time. We've got you covered.

- Posted on 4/12/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday, 4/8/2019.

- Posted on 4/8/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has found another Microsoft technical support scam web page. You can view his report by clicking here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our websites main menu. Be alert and stay safe. We've got you covered.

- Posted on 4/6/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 4/7/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 3/31/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday, 4/1/2019.

- Posted on 3/31/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 3/31/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 3/25/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday, 3/25/2019.

- Posted on 3/24/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 3/24/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 3/17/2019
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- All hands on deck!: This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting is suspended until Monday 3/18/2019.

- Posted on 3/17/2019
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Sentinel's hunt for the Microsoft tech scam page continues. He hasn't spotted any on his end but he has encountered an address that gives him reasons to believe that it is still out there. However said scam page doesn't load on his end and doesn't load on our end either. Users have also not reported sightings within the past 24 hours. If anyone spots it, please do send a screenshot to this address and leave the link in the comments section of the post in question.


Windows screen shot command is windows key + print screen

- Posted on 3/16/2019
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Staff member Sentinel is currently trying to find the Microsoft Tech Scam page that was reported in the comments section. The page itself has not loaded on his end but he has found the address associated with the scam. However, he requires the screenshot of the actual scam page itself in order to report it. We are asking all of our visitors to kindly leave the following information in order to eliminate the scam.

- The web browser you are using.
- The version of Windows you are using.
- If possible, a screenshot with the scam page and Adfly link. Please upload your screenshots here (https://imgur.com/upload) and post them in the comments section of the post in question.
- Windows screen shot command is windows key + print screen

- Posted by Lass for Mediasurf.org on 3/15/2019
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Mediasurf.org is back and running! Google has resolved the internal problems with Google Album Archive.

- Posted on 3/13/2019
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The website is experiencing issues with various images due to an internal problem with Google Album Archive. Many images are currently unable to load and we are not able to upload new images either. Until the internal issues are resolved by Google, the staff will not publish any new material until further notice.

- Posted on 3/13/2019
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A new Microsoft technical support scam web page has been found. You may view staff member Sentinel's report by clicking on this link here or by accessing the Feed The Fish tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 3/11/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur next Sunday, 3/16/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

-Posted on 3/5/2019
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Due to a recent increase in our traffic, we have decided to cancel this week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section in order to concentrate on new publications instead. The AAC updates will instead occur on Tuesday 3/5/2019. We apologize for the inconvenience however we would like to welcome all of the new visitors aboard the Mediasurf vessel. Enjoy your stay.

- Posted on 3/3/2019
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All reported dead links have been updated.

- Posted on 3/2/2019 by Buccaneer.
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Staff member Lass is currently away addressing personal matters while Sentinel is currently searching for Microsoft technical support scam links after finding another one this morning. You can view his report here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our website's main menu. All reported dead links will also be updated tonight by me, Buccaneer. We will regroup and reform sometime tomorrow afternoon.

- Posted on 3/1/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 3/3/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 2/24/2019
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2 more Microsoft Technical Support Scam pages have been found. You can view Sentinel's report by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 2/24/2019
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Staff member Sentinel has found another Microsoft Technical Support scam page. You can view his report by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our website's main menu.

- Posted on 2/22/2019
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PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION! Due to a recent discovery regarding a vulnerability within the software, we have now updated our Win RAR software to version 5.70 beta 2. The vulnerability was discovered yesterday and had existed for 19 years. All new publications and all reported dead links will now be updated with Win Rar version 5.70 beta 2. Please download and install this version if you plan on downloading from our website. No other extraction software is required.

- Posted on 2/22/2019
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"Baby Girl" Lass has returned earlier than expected. The gods are pleased..... or at least the boys are anyway πŸ€” She is currently updating and publishing new links.

- Posted on 2/18/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday 2/24/2019. Regular posting has resumed. Lass & Buccaneer are away for the holidays. They will be back on Tuesday 2/19/2019 so for now, I'll be running the website. While the staff is away, Sentinel will play.

- Posted on 2/17/2019
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I'm currently updating the Hip-Hop section with new AAC links. Lass & Buccaneer are away for the holidays. They will be back on Tuesday 2/19/2019 so for now, I'll be running the website. While the staff is away, Sentinel will play.

- Sentinel for Mediasurf.org (Posted on 2/17/2019)
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The Adfly servers are back online! All of the links should be fully functional again. Once again, we apologize for the delay but we thank you for staying with us regardless. Need to vent? Send us your discontent in the comments section, We won't publish your comments.... unless you want us to.

- Lass for Mediasurf.org (Posted on 2/14/2019)
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Adfly servers seem to be down. Once we have confirmation that their servers are back online, we'll let everyone know. For now, none of our links are working. We are truly sorry for this inconvenience.

- Lass for Mediasurf.org (Posted on 2/14/2019)
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Recent reports have indicated that various and in some cases all links are either blocked or the user is unable to access the Mega download page. We have investigated this matter and can conclude that none of the links have been blocked. They are still available. We're here to help. We have provided a page, complete with screenshots and additional information on what to do if you seem to get stuck. You can view the information by clicking on this link here We have also updated the FAQ's section. The information can also be viewed by accessing the FAQs section on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 2/9/2019
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We have updated our AAC encoders to the newest version. We are now using version 2.68 of the qaac encoder. The previous version was version 2.67.

- Posted on 2/8/2019
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Yet another Microsoft Technical Support Scam webpage has been found. You can view staff member Sentinel's report by clicking here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 2/7/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur next Sunday on 2/17/2019. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 2/6/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been cancelled. The update will instead occur on Wednesday 2/06/2019. The reason for the cancellation is due to the increase of staff members "Lass" & "Sentinel's" personal storage devices as well as the cleaning/preparation of several scratched CD's in their personal libraries. Those CD's will be published during next few days in order to free up time and resources for the remaining CD's that are in better physical condition. Regular posting is still in effect.

- Posted on 2/3/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has found another Microsoft tech scam link. You can view his report here or by accessing the Feed The Fish tab via our website's main menu.

- Posted on 01/30/2019
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next updated will occur on Sunday, 02/03/2109. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 01/28/2019
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- All hands on deck!: This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday 01/28/2019.

- Posted on 01/27/2019
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We are currently investigating an error in the download speed of some our our older entries. There seems to be an issue with our Mega accounts and the keys associated with those links. Until this matter is resolved, all reported dead links will not be updated until further notice. We apologize for the delay but issue must be addressed.

- Posted on 01/24/2019
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All dead FLAC links that were reported have now been updated. All Tech Scam pages that were reported have also been taken care of. You can view Sentinel's report here or by visiting the "Feed The Fish" page by clicking on the tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 01/22/2019
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This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next AAC update will occur on Sunday 1/27/2019. All reported dead/unresponsive FLAC links in the Hip-Hop section have also been updated. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 01/21/2019
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-All hands on deck!: This week's AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday 1/20/2019. Any dead FLAC that have been reported within the Hip-Hop section will also be updated.

- Posted on 01/20/2019
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AAC requests for certain artists/albums have now ended. The next AAC update will occur next Sunday, 01/20/2019 for the Hip-Hop section.

- Posted on 01/13/2019
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Our peace is broken! Staff member "Sentinel" has already found another recurring Microsoft Tech Scam page. You can view his report here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via the Main Menu on our website's homepage.

- Posted on 01/11/2019
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We are very happy to announce that we have brought back the weekly AAC updates. To commemorate this event, we have started taking requests for FLAC files that do not have AAC links or for specific artists featured on this site. All requests for AAC files will end on Sunday, 01/13/2019. Please refrain from asking the staff to update the entire website. We are only taking requests for artists or for specific albums that have already been published. Leave your requests in the comments section of the posts in question.

- Posted on 01/11/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has officially eliminated all malicious pop up ads from our Adfly links. From now, after clicking the "skip ad" button, you will immediately be redirected to your destination link. This is a huge improvement for our website. Although Tech Scam links tend to return, any future sightings will most likely be seen during the Adfly ad. This is actually a good thing since these are the easiest to spot and eliminate. As before, we ask all of our visitors to report all future sighting in the comments section of the post in question, the name of the browser and the version of Windows you may be using.

We are very happy to announce that we will be bringing back the weekly AAC updates. To commemorate this event, we will be taking requests for FLAC files that do not have AAC links this Friday, 01/11/2019 until Sunday, 01/13/2019. Please refrain from asking the staff to update the entire website. We are only taking requests for artists or for specific albums. We promise that the entire website will have secondary AAC links, eventually. You've been a tremendous help to Sentinel and to our website by reporting various Tech Scam links and for that, we say thank you. This site will continue to remain free for all as long as we stay afloat.

- Update: All RAR files are now being made externally using the latest version of Win RAR, version 5.61. We highly recommend all of visitors to download this version if they haven't done so already. No other ZIP program is required except for Win RAR.

- Posted on 01/10/2019
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*Update: Another web page known as "Primeapp.cool" seems top be under control. You can view Sentinel's report by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our website's main menu.

- Posted on 01/08/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has found and reported 2 new Microsoft Technical support scam links. You can view his report here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via the main menu on our website's homepage. A special thank you to those that have reported sighting in the comments section. Sentinel was able to find them much faster thanks to your cooperation. If you would like to help, please report the pages in the comments section of the post in question as well as what Internet browser and version of Windows you are using. Thanks again guys.

- Posted on 01/08/2019
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Staff member "Sentinel" has sent yet another Microsoft Tech Scam page to Davey Jones locker room. You can view his report here, or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via the main menu on our site's home page. With that out of the way, let's return to the music. We will announce something special all of our AAC fans this Friday. Stay tuned.

- Posted on 01/07/2019
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After eliminating a persistent Tech Scam Page, 3 new pages have emerged from the ashes. 2 of which were aggressive. Staff member "Sentinel" has successfully located and reported the new threats. You can view his report here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab section via the site's main menu. Thank you Sentinel. 😘

- Posted on 01/05/2019 by Lass for Mediasurf.org
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*Update: Victory seems to have been short lived. Sentinel has just informed me that he has already found 2 new Microsoft tech scams links! ☹️ This time directly on the Adly links! He found them in less than 5 minutesπŸ˜₯ One of which is aggressive and freezes the browser. No worries, he's already dealt with them and hopefully, they'll be offline soon. Get 'em babe! 😘

- Posted on 01/05/2019 by Lass for Mediasurf.org
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Staff member "Sentinel" has successfully eliminated a persistent Microsoft tech scam page from the internet. You can view his full report by following this link here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab on our site's main menu via the home page. Way to go Sentinel! 😍

"Stomp a mud hole in their ass and walk it dry!"

 - Posted on 01/05/2019 by Lass for Mediasurf.org
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Staff member "Sentinel" and his war on tech scam links has taken an interesting turn.... for the best! A persistent tech scam page has resulted in a new method of killing it off. Forget "feeding the fish" Sentinel is now "feeding the sharks!" You can view his latest report by clicking on this link or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab via our site's main menu.

- Posted on 01/03/2018
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We've been sailing the seas of the Internet for 2 years now with the current version and team of this website. The first time back in 2015 was a flop. 7 members, 7 seas, 5 betrayals and only 2 survivors. 2016 proved to be the year of stability for us. We went from having 7 members, to having 2, then to 3 and then finally, a new Captain at the helm. Long story short, we've been sailing smoothly over calm seas ever since. We leave 2018 and 2 years of growth behind and we look forward to 2019 for a 3rd year and hopefully, many more years to come. From all of us aboard the Mediasurf vessel, we would like to wish you all a very happy and prosperous new year. Thank you for your continued support. We'll see you in the new

- Buccaneer, Lass & Sentinel for Mediasurf.org.
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Staff member "Sentinel" has spotted 2 more anomalies in his quest of the eradication of the "Microsoft Tech Scam Links" You can view his 2 new reports by clicking here or by accessing the "Feed The Fish" tab at the main menu of our homepage. The more he fights back, the stranger these things become. Davey Jones Locker Room will continue to have new guests regardless of what they throw at us.

- Posted on 12/30/2018
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Staff member "Sentinel" has been elected to oversee and moderate the new "Feed The Fish" section. All Tech Scam links will be filed and tracked down accordingly. If you wish to report a sighting, please do so in the comments section of the respective post or you can report directly in the "Feed The Fish" comments section.

- Posted on 12/28/2018
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A new tab has been added to the main menu. It's called "Feed The Fish" We suggest that all of our visitors visit and read the information available in this section. It contains all of the recent Microsoft tech scam links that have been reported within the last few days by our visitors. Please do not refrain from commenting about this. We encourage everyone to comment if they see a tech scam link in any of our links. It's no bother to us. You guys make it happen. Spread the word and stay safe. All reported dead links will be updated tomorrow 12/25/2108. For now, we will take this time for our family and friends. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone here abroad the Mediasurf vessel.

- Posted on 12/24/2018
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You have spoken! We will continue to publish Mega.nz links for all future publications. We would like to thank you all for your continued support.

-Posted on 12/10/2018
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We are currently experimenting with Bayfiles links. The Doors catalogue has been updated with new Bayfiles links. Newer publications will continue to use Mega for the time being. Your opinion matters! Any feedback, both positive and negative regarding Bayfiles is encouraged and should be left in the comments section of the respective post. Your comments will not be published so please be truthful about the new links.

- Posted on 11/28/2018
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We will be experimenting with new cloud storage links in the form of "Bayfiles". Bayfiles has no bandwidth limits (perfect for large files!), speed limits, links are kept alive for longer periods of time and they have no download limits. Mega.nz doesn't allow Firefox users to download files over 530 mbs and there is a daily 5 gb quota. Bayfiles has no such restrictions. The current Mega links will still be available. We will begin using Bayfiles' links tomorrow. Your opinion matters! Any feedback, both positive and negative regarding Bayfiles is encouraged and should be left in the comments section of the respective post.

- Posted on 10/29/2018
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Staff member "Sentinel" has written an informative article about the "Microsoft Tech Scam" I highly recommend that all visitors read the article. It contains information about the scam, pictures and information on our new method of dealing with it. You can find the article by clinking on this link.

- Posted on 10/29/2018
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The FAQ's section has been updated. It is now condensed and contains answers to the most common questions based on the recent activity and comments left by some our visitors. More editing will be done to our other pages as well. The section on where to report the "Microsoft Tech Scam" links will also be updated. They have decreased in numbers but as always, they tend to return. A solution to one of the more aggressive pages in which the browser becomes locked has been found and will be posted...... As soon as a page like that re-appears. Again, these pages have decreased thanks to all your efforts so rest assured. If these aggressive pages reappear, we will post the solution with screenshots for better understandings on how to deal with them. Thank you all for your continued support.

- Posted on 10/7/2018
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To all of the visitors that have kindly reported dead links... From now on, if there are 2 different links present as in 1 FLAC link and 1 AAC link, if you don't specify which link is down, your comment will now go straight to the Spam folder. We cannot help you if you don't specify your needs. No more warnings and no exceptions will be made.

- Posted on 10/7/2018 by Buccaneer
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 9/16/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 9/16/2018
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This weeks AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The Next update will occur on Sunday, 9/16/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 9/10/2018
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AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been canceled and will be moved to the following week (Sunday, 9/9/2018) We apologize for the inconvenience. Regular posting will continue as normal.

- Posted on 9/2/2018
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AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 9/02/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 8/26/2018
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The AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 8/26/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 8/19/2018
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- All hands on deck!: AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting has been suspended until Monday, 8/20/2018.

- Posted on 8/19/2018
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A huge and very special thank you to all of the visitors that took the time to report all of the ridiculous "Indian/Microsoft Tech Scam" links. We've received various comments that there are now less appearances of those false warnings for Firefox users. Mobile and Chrome users are still unconfirmed but this is a victory for us none the less.😊 We appreciate every single one of our visitors and we will continue to provide daily updates. Once again, thank you very much. 😊

Yours truly: Lass for Mediasurf.org

- Posted on 8/16/2018
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AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur next Sunday, 8/19/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 8/12/2018
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- All hands on deck!: AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting has been suspended until Monday, 8/13/2017.

- Posted on 8/12/2018
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As of yesterday, we've received more than 500 spam comments. 200 of which managed to get past our filters. We apologize for the delay. Staff member Lass will be online tonight between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. once the spam filters have been updated.

- Posted on 8/3/2018
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AAC updates for Hip-Hop section have been completed. The Next update will occur on Sunday, 8/5/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 7/30/2018
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All hands on deck!: AAC updates for Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting has been suspended until Monday, 7/30/2018. We apologize for the inconvenience.

- Posted on 7/29/2018
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AAC updates for Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 7/29/2018. Regular posting has resumed. Thank you for all you patience.

- Posted on 7/23/2018
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- All hands on deck!: AAC updates for Hip-Hop section have begun. Regular posting has been suspended until Monday, 7/23/2018. We apologize for the inconvenience.

- Posted on 7/22/2018
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A very special thank you to 6 very kind visitors who donated to our bitcoin address. Your donations have been used to extend the life of our domain. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. Although our posting rate isn't the best, we always make an effort to publish material for everyone whenever possible. The support of our visitors is everything to us and we are very grateful all of your support and cooperation in every area of the website. You are appreciated.

- Buccaneer, Lass & Sentinel for Mediasurf.org (7/19/2018)
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AAC updates for the Hip-Hop section have been completed. The next update will occur Sunday, 7/22/2018. Regular posting will resume today during the afternoon hours. As a reminder, AAC updates will occur on Sunday and only on Sunday. The only exception to this rule is if there are 2 FLAC links that are no longer online, in which case the staff will update the entry with 1 FLAC link and 1 AAC link. Visitors must also be sure that both FLAC links are offline before requesting an update. No other exceptions will be granted. We've lost 3 days due to constant false reporting of dead FLAC links that were actually online. If visitors only want an AAC link in the Hip-Hop section, they must wait until Sunday.

- Posted on 7/16/2018
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AAC links for the Hip-Hop section will begin today, 7/15/2018 during the afternoon. Regular posting will be suspended until Monday, 7/16/2018. Due to a mix up with the reporting of dead FLAC links that were actually still functional, we now ask that visitors only report which of the 2 links are dead.  The staff knows which entries contain AAC links, so we kindly ask all visitors to only report dead FLAC links. The schedule for new AAC links will be every Sunday and only on Sunday. Visitors who want AAC links for other entries must wait until the Hip-Hop section has been completely updated. If both FLAC links are down on a different entry, then the staff will update it with a FLAC link and an AAC link. We will no longer respond to comments that request AAC links to posts that do not have them, the Hip-Hop section included. These measures must be taken to allow the staff to catch up on lost time. We ask that everyone remain patient. New publications will resume on Monday.

- Posted on 7/15/2018
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We're currently under maintenance. The website still remains fully functional. We're currently addressing the issues with our Mega account giving our visitors a "terminated account/suspended" error page. Our account is still online and our links have not been reported nor have they been eliminated from our Mega account. We hope to have everything in order by tomorrow afternoon, 7/14/2018.

- Posted on 7/13/2018
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For all of our visitors who wish to report all "Indian Tech Scam/Microsoft Tech Scam" links, we have prepared a small tutorial on how to go about it. Simply click on the link provided here. This link will also be posted on the home page. We appreciate all the help we can get and we have begun to report several links as well.

- Posted on 6/20/2018
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Our comment moderation system has been bombarded by Spam. We have implemented a new Spam system. For the time being, please refrain from posting comments until the system becomes stable. All previous comments pertaining to dead links have been posted and those links will be fixed tomorrow afternoon (6/20/2018). All regular comments, positive and negative, have also been posted. We are currently reporting all of the "Indian Tech Scam" links to Google's "Safe Browsing" page. A tutorial will prepared for all of our visitors within the next few days for those that wish to help our site with this annoyance. Our goal is to have an easier and much more pleasant browsing experience for all visitors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

- Posted on 6/19/2018
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We have updated our AAC encoders. All upcoming AAC rips will now use the current update of the qaac encoder (version 2.67) The previous version was 2.64. All encoding settings remain the same including bit rate and stereo mode. The encoder settings can be viewed at the bottom of this page.

- Posted on 6/13/2018
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The final AAC updates for the "Soundtracks & Compilations" section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday, 6/10/2018 for the "Other Genres" section. Regular posting will resume today during the afternoon hours.

Due to a bug in our Spam folder moderation system, visitors who reported dead links have had their comments sent to the Spam folder without our knowledge. If you've reported a dead link via the comments section of a post, we ask that you kindly report it again so that we can fix as soon as possible during the afternoon hours. Our sincerest apologies.

- Posted on Monday, 6/4/2012
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All hands on deck!: The final AAC updates for the Soundtracks & Compilations section have begun. Regular posting has been disabled and will resume on Monday 6/4/2018 during the afternoon hours.

- Posted on Sunday, 6/3/2014
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The site is fully functional. Regular posting has resumed. Thank you all for your patience.

- Posted on 6/1/2018 
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We're currently under maintenance. There are some internal issues that need to be addressed. Regular posting is temporarily suspended. We are however, currently updating the "Soundtracks & Compilations" section with AAC links. This was supposed to be done yesterday but there was an issue with our posting feature where the new AAC links wouldn't publish. We should be back online tomorrow afternoon.

- Buccaneer for Mediasurf.org, 5/29/2018
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- The AAC updates for the "Soundtracks & Compilations" section have been completed. The next update will occur on Sunday 5/27/2018. Regular posting has resumed.

- Posted on 5/21/2018
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 - All hands on deck!: AAC updates for the "Soundtracks & Compilations" section have begun. Regular posting has been suspended until Monday, 5/20/2018. We apologize for the inconvenience.

- Posted on 5/20/2018
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- News: The R&B section has been completely updated with secondary AAC links. The next update will occur on Sunday, 5/20/2018 for the "Soundtracks & Compilations" section. Regular posting will resume today during the afternoon. Thank you all for your continued support and enjoy the new lossy links.

- Posted on 5/14/2018
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- Update: The site is back online! We have resolved the issues with our Adfly accounts. Every link should now be fully functional. Please excuse the inconvenience. We thank you all for your continued support.

- Buccaneer for Mediasurf.org 5/1/2018
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- News: Due recent events regarding the suspension of our adfly accounts. Regular posting has been completely suspended until further notice. There will be no more AAC updates until further notice. We are currently investigating the matter and we will begin the update process sometime during the afternoon. As of now, 95% of our links are no longer active. We are truly sorry about this. We will try to resolve this matter as soon as possible. 

- Posted on 5/1/2018
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- Update: AAC updates for the R&B section have begun. Regular posting is suspended until Monday evening, 4/30/18. We apologize for the inconvenience and we thank you all for your continued support and patience.
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- Update: The Pop section has been completely updated with secondary AAC links.
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- News: AAC Files

The AAC files (Advanced Audio Encoding) on this site are converted using the Apple based qaac 2.64, CoreAudioToolbox 7.10.9.0 encoder. The original FLAC files are CD, 16 bit, 44.100 kHz, stereo, digital audio files. The AAC files will use the following settings and will use the extension .M4A. The end result will be 1 FLAC link for lossless audio lovers and 1 lossy link for those who want smaller files instead.

1.) AAC-LC Profile (Low Complexity)

2.) Bit rate is 256 kbps, CBR (constant bit rate)

3.) All files will use Stereo mode instead of Joint Stereo mode.

AAC was designed to be the successor of the MP3 format which is why we chose it. Although MP3 is near universal, AAC support has increased. Virtually all modern mobile devices and PC's can play AAC files right out of the box. Although a good audio recording with excellent mastering is always what matters, AAC at a lower bitrate will more frequently achieve a better lossy version of the original source material when compared to an MP3 file at a higher bit rate. This will be the standard lossy format for this site. It is not subject to change. Below are some comparisons.

"Scream Machine" by Beyond Fear: Original FLAC file ripped from the C.D.
"Scream Machine" by Beyond Fear: Converted from FLAC to AAC, (256 kbps, CBR, Stereo) using the settings listed above.
"Scream Machine" by Beyond Fear: Converted from FLAC to MP3 (320 kbps, CBR, Stereo) using the LAME encoder, version 3.99.

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