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Mininova loses two thirds of its traffic after going legal

Traffic is down 66% in the week since Mininova deleted more than a million torrents and went legal.

Mininova, once the most popular torrent site on the web, has seen a monumental drop in traffic since it went legal last week. Without the lure of pirated movies, albums and software, folks are turning elsewhere for their torrent fix.

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Winter47th3193d ago

btjunkie & isohunt should suffice for now.

Sanzee3193d ago (Edited 3193d ago )

Come on guys, keep up. Mininova was killed but before it died, it had a baby... TorrentZap.com!

Arggh, there be the wenches and rum me mateys!

Yi-Long3193d ago

...there's still 33% of traffic left for that site. The minute they went 'legal', I went elsewhere.

Megaton3193d ago

I never even used Mininova until the last few months, and even then it was just because I bookmarked EZTV there. Isohunt, Demonoid and PirateBay have always had what I want.

NewZealander3193d ago

ahashare is pretty good too, thats where i go now.

likedamaster3193d ago (Edited 3193d ago )

RIP Mininova, you were my sunshine after Suprnova.

Noctis Aftermath3193d ago

Now i believe their is a Johnny Cash song about a ring of fire that suites this well....

Why Dat3193d ago

Yea, I only use isohunt too. I'll have to check out this btjunkie, you speak of.

Thanks.

harv0523193d ago

Public trackers are sh*t anyways. Private ones are a lot better, well better speeds anyways cause people care.

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Sanzee3193d ago

My girlfriend is fun, buddy.

RememberThe3573193d ago (Edited 3193d ago )

Funnest thing ever.

@below: lol!

@belower: loler!

Sub4Dis3193d ago

til she gets a hole somewhere and starts to deflate.

Sanzee3193d ago (Edited 3193d ago )

@Sub4Dis

100,000 sperm and you were the fastest?

Kakihara3193d ago

C'mon Sanzee, there's not a guy here who'd deny that your girlfriend is a lot of fun but you, I and Chris Hansen know damn well she's not legal.

va_bank3193d ago

DO NOT bring your personal life into gaming forum :)

El_Colombiano3193d ago

Sanzee is correct, his girlfriend is a full "load" of fun!

Sub4Dis3193d ago

nice generic comeback, sanzee. how many times have you cracked that gem?

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Polluted3193d ago

I'm surprised they didn't lose more. The site is more or less useless now. Not that I don't appreciate all the hard work they put in, but I think it's time they moved on.

TapiocaMilkTea3193d ago

I think the 33% were people who spent 3 min looking for their TV shows and then realized it went legal and left for good........

RememberThe3573193d ago

I had no idea Mininova went legal. I'm actually really disappointed to hear it. I'm about to check out that torrentzap.com that was mention above.

ButterToast3193d ago

yup thats what I did. the site is worthless now. It's too bad, mininova was my favorite torrent site.

neeharb3193d ago

Yup i too think the traffic will keep reducing unless they start another site in a region or country which do not have those laws..

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