TorrentScan, one of the oldest BitTorrent meta-search engines, has shut down voluntarily. A few months ago the site moved from the torrentscan.com domain to tscan.mg and a few hours ago the site stopped working. “Tscan is now permanently closed,” a message on the site’s homepage now reads. In addition to the website the Twitter account […]
The popular BitTorrent meta-search engine torrentscan.com was shutdown a few hours ago due to a DMCA violation. An absurd action because the site never linked to a single .torrent file, it just allowed you to search for torrent files on other BitTorrent sites like The Pirate Bay and Mininova. So how on earth can it cause a DMCA violation?
We all know about mininova, The Pirate Bay and Torrentz, but what few know is that there are a host of less known torrent sites that also have some great, and sometimes rare, content. Here are 20 of these less known torrent sites.