On Dec. 9, 2014, the Pirate Bay’s data center was raided by the Swedish police, prompting the site to go offline for the entire month. In the meantime, Isohunt worked to build a version of the Old Pirate Bay while also releasing an easy-to-follow guide for anyone to create their own version of the Pirate Bay if they wish.
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 [...]