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New KickAss Torrents (KAT) ~ Best Torrent Sites (Updated November 2020)

New KickAss Torrents (KAT) ~ Best Torrent Sites (Updated November 2020)

January 01, 2019Wang Wei
The new Kickass Torrents website is once again back online and with many new Kickass proxies and alternatives. In July 2017, popular BitTorrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT cr) was taken down by the United States authorities after its owner Artem Vaulin was arrested for hosting copyrighted material. The peer-to-peer file-sharing site became the world's biggest piracy hub after The Pirate Bay went offline after promoting copyrighted content. Shortly after the US government and law enforcement shut down the original KAT site, a group of devoted site staffers launched the Katcr.co forum in hopes of bringing back the Kickass torrent download sites to its former glory soon. New Kickass Torrent Domain and Proxies Katcr.co's team has now launched a new torrent website that looks identical to the original Kickass site. It hosts a good number of torrent files and magnet links for movie torrents, TV shows, software, games, and music torrents. The new Kickass Torrent site (
ISPs Should Block ‘The Pirate Bay’ Torrent Site: Top European Court Rules

ISPs Should Block 'The Pirate Bay' Torrent Site: Top European Court Rules

June 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Pirate Bay — a widely popular file-sharing website predominantly used to share copyrighted material free of charge — is once again in trouble, this time in Europe. The European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled today that Dutch ISPs can block access to The Pirate Bay, as the Swedish file-hosting website facilitates an "act of communication" by allowing users to post and obtain torrents for pirated films, TV shows and music for free. Dutch anti-piracy group Stichting Brein (BREIN) in 2009 filed a case against local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Ziggo and XS4ALL, and in 2012, the District Court of The Hague ruled that the ISPs must block users from accessing The Pirate Bay. However, Ziggo and XS4ALL, ISPs successfully overturned the decision two years later with the court ruling against BREIN and concluding that the blockade restricted the internet providers entrepreneurial freedoms. BREIN group then took the same case to the Supreme Court, who eventually r
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