Torrent search engine BTJunkie voluntarily shuts down

By Jos · 17 replies
Feb 6, 2012
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  1. BTJunkie, one of the top five BitTorrent search engines, has decided to close its doors voluntarily after 7 years in operation. The move comes amid growing pressure from authorities in…

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  2. Wow, the end of an era
  3. jester376

    jester376 TS Booster Posts: 55

    indeed, as far I'm concerned the U.S. authorities can go blow themselves.
  4. JohnnyNonStop

    JohnnyNonStop TS Rookie

    Hollywood can go blow big corporations........they're just pissing on our constitution.....
  5. jester376

    jester376 TS Booster Posts: 55

    You know something tells me this whole SOPA/PIPA/ACTA was just a diversion for authorities to shut down all the major torrent engines or scare them in them into shutting down.
  6. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    That's unfortunate, guess I'll go back to reading for entertainment.
  7. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 744   +12

    Guess I'll go back to being a terrorist, using online chats and caring about my privacy. I will further fight the infidel scum by purchasing a second phone!

  8. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,045   +680

    RIP good buddy. You will be missed.
  9. Wow, that sucks hard
  10. yRaz

    yRaz Nigerian Prince Posts: 2,325   +1,433

    reminds me of when went down...
  11. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,320

    i had completely forgotten about supernova...haha
  12. Cmon people...end of an era....
  13. Well if it is about Regulations than it should be public participating as pay-to-peer or so..
    Regards, Nik
  14. Rule 1 about Usenet - Don't talk about Usenet.

    R.I.P. Supernova :( I miss you.
  15. lol, i hate it as much as the next downloader, but come on, you can't be mad or surprised that shutting down piracy was a long-time-coming. surprised it went this long already, miss all the free porn though...
  16. @Guest: If you can't find free porn, then you're using the internet wrong.
  17. jester376

    jester376 TS Booster Posts: 55

    Amen. lol
  18. It's sad to see BTJunkie and MegaUpload go, but I still find whatever torrents I need. I use TorrentRover and love it.

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