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How old? They shut it down today.
nah mate. It was shut down at least two weeks ago. I saw that some statement at that time... i think it was two saturdays ago. I was bummed hard... then just went to mininova and cured my fix addiction.
    
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Newsgroups and I might get a good ftp server.

I max out my connection all the time, and I never need to seed. Before that, I used TL.
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It doesn't matter what it is everybody thinks is better, this is just another nail in the coffin. Pretty soon they will all be gone and then what do you do?
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that site was horrible IMO and will not be missed by me.
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It doesn't matter what it is everybody thinks is better, this is just another nail in the coffin. Pretty soon they will all be gone and then what do you do?
The likelihood of every tracker getting shut down is entirely unlikely, in my opinion.
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then we just wait about 3 seconds for about 60 new domain purchases to pass and use some new sites.

One major issue mentioned involving torrents is that internet has unfortunetly reached a stage of being uncontrollable. No matter how much budget is blown to stop us, there will always be ways.

And then, if sites are stopped, we'll just transfer torrents over P2P networks. Not to mention torrent apps like utorrent that allow encrypted downloading so that ISP's cant identify your downloads as torrents.

Torrents 1, Internet Control and Protection 0
    
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then we just wait about 3 seconds for about 60 new domain purchases to pass and use some new sites.

One major issue mentioned involving torrents is that internet has unfortunetly reached a stage of being uncontrollable. No matter how much budget is blown to stop us, there will always be ways.

And then, if sites are stopped, we'll just transfer torrents over P2P networks. Not to mention torrent apps like utorrent that allow encrypted downloading so that ISP's cant identify your downloads as torrents.

Torrents 1, Internet Control and Protection 0
You my friend, is sadly mistaken about ISPs not being able to track uTorrent files.

BTW, what do you think a torrent is other than a P2P file being transferred?
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RIP torrentspy.

I remember last year rushing home from my 6-8PM class and waiting for Death734 to up that season's episode.. I made an account just so I could thank him and be the first to do so haha. Speaking of which, i need jack bauer to save the world again or something
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Torrents are too slow, they're obsolete.
Too slow? I've gotten well over 1 MB/sec on the Ubuntu torrents before.
 
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a torrent is a file that gives you accessibility to numerous connections in order to download a file, making it faster if you find the right torrent file. I easily download faster by torrent that a basic P2P app like limewire.

Just because I find possible solutions to your theory that 'all torrent sites will die' doesnt mean you are right.

Tell you what. Back-up your files, in PhillyOverclockerville torrents are doomed.
Im not sure about your ISP but my optus ISP is too daft to see past utorrent encryption and thats a fact.

I mean at the moment there are only 1.6 million people connected to Azureus in my region. 1.6 million.

I wonder how big the task force to take down torrents will be.



In the past 3 years i have seen 1 torrent site go down. just 1. keep it coming
    
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