"We then had a number of letters from Wragge and other law firms requesting that the site was taken offline; if the site was not taken offline Server Centre Limited could be liable for damages. "The site was then taken offline, as my infrastructure provider then started receiving the threats. Neither company can afford to go to court over this and so we had no choice but to turn the site off."
Wragge & Co is under investigation, though copyrighted material is still copyrighted and when you start attacking a companies source of revenue you must be aware they will come after you, whether or not you are in the right. It's a sad sight when a group of scammers can push the good guys out of the business.