The Jolly Roger is flying high again now that the Pirate Bay is back online… in a sense.
When the Pirate Bay servers were taken down, there was an immediate backlash and retaliation from both the hacking community and torrent community. While the hacker group Anonymous targeted police officer’s personal information, Isohunt was busy working on bringing the Pirate Bay back to life.
Isohunt launched a copy of the Pirate Bay shortly after the official site was taken down, but it wasn’t stopping there. They’ve now debuted the Open Bay, a site that lets any person create their own Pirate Bay by following four simple steps.
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Recently, The Pirate Bay torrent platform was raided and taken down by the Swedish police force, sending pro-torrent advocates into a rampage. Although it wasn’t the first time The Pirate Bay was raided and taken down, it was a hard hit to those that liked using the site.
Some may know that The Pirate Bay is available to torrent itself, and one site called ISOHunt even resurrected the old version of the Pirate Bay using the clone. But to some, that wasn’t enough. To the Anonymous hacking group, an injustice took place when the police raided their bastion of an open Internet, and they wanted revenge.
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Recently, The Pirate Bay succumbed to a shutdown due to a police raid on their main servers. While The Pirate Bay was able to be torrented itself and brought back to life elsewhere, the effects of the shutdown sent a shockwave through the torrent community.
Now, a group of researchers from the Delft University of Technology are about to do something never done before: make BitTorrent completely anonymous and impossible to shut down. Utilizing a dedicated Tor-like network, Tribler allows users to search and download torrents without risking any of their personal information or being tracked down, the researchers claim.
During an interview with TorrentFreak, Tribler’s [...]