A new warning program for users of file-sharing websites such as The Pirate Bay, Rarbg, Kickass Torrents, 1337X, Torrentz2, and ExtraTorrent appears to be failing so far. A new study indicates many warnings are erroneous and the program will be ineffective.
Internet March 11, 2017
The details of the newly implemented ISP warning system for users of torrent websites in the UK have been revealed. A Sky subscriber who received an email from the ‘Get It Right’ program has shared its contents.
Apps/Software February 11, 2017
Users of The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, 1337x, Kickass Torrents, and other similar websites need no longer fear warnings or CCI action from their ISPs. The Copyright Alert System 'Six Strike' program has officially been discontinued.
Internet February 4, 2017
A new program targets users of torrent websites. Users of those file sharing services are set to receive their first warning letters from their ISPs in the UK shortly, but beyond that there are no consequences.
Internet January 30, 2017
The official results now show the return of Kickass Torrents hasn’t made a dent in the traffic performance of its competitors. The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, and 1337x all continue to hold steady as the new KAT struggles to make gains.
Internet January 25, 2017
Is the return of Kickass Torrents a bomb? The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, and 1337x, the former top torrent site’s biggest competitors, have seen no overall traffic drop despite KAT’s return.
Internet January 11, 2017
2016 saw a big shakeup in the world of torrenting, with three of the largest sites shutting down, two of which have ultimately returned in new versions. The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, Torrentz2, 1337x and Kickass Torrents rank among the most popular sites of the year.
Internet December 29, 2016
Popular websites The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Rarbg, 1337X, and YouTube-mp3 have been cited in the annual U.S. government review of notorious markets. The report for the first time includes a stream ripping website, reflecting the popularity of that process.
Internet December 25, 2016
Kickass Torrents is back online. The new version of the site is created by former staffers, retains its old design and is ready to win back traffic lost to rivals like The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, Torrentz2, 1337x and Rarbg since its July shutdown.
Internet December 20, 2016
2016 was a volatile year in the world of torrenting. Many sites flourished, including The Pirate Bay, Torrentz2, 1337x, Extratorrent, and Rarbg.
Internet December 14, 2016
A new functioning clone of meta search engine Torrentz has appeared in the wake of the original’s recent shutdown. The new site is current and directs users to some of the largest remaining file sharing destinations including The Pirate Bay and Extratorrent.
Internet August 22, 2016