Can The Pirate Bay exist without torrents? The future of the Swedish torrent tracker arrives on the last day of February, which is when the site administrators have announced that they will be phasing out torrents in favor of magnet links.
Although it sounds like The Pirate Bay will be closing, the move is designed to ensure that the site continues on. A magnet link is like a torrent container, but instead of using the name of the torrent to identify itself, it relies on a hash code that uniquely identifies the torrent. Basically, it's a torrent that's … Read more