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Breaking News: Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine Torrentz Shuts Down

After the ban of Kickass Torrents, and arrest of its alleged founder Artem Vaulin in Poland, we lost another most powerful meta-search engine, Torrentz.

After serving us for 13 years, the website has been banned today. The homepage is still active, but search functionality is now defunct.

Breaking News: Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine Torrentz Shuts Down

Breaking News: Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine Torrentz Shuts Down

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After blocking Kickass Torrents, we lost another major player today -- Torrentz.

After blocking Kickass Torrents, we lost another major player today -- Torrentz.

The homepage is still active, but the search functionalities are now defunct.

The homepage is still active, but the search functionalities are now defunct.

The reasons for the shutdown are yet to be revealed.

The reasons for the shutdown are yet to be revealed.

But this is what the homepage says...

"Torrentz was a free, fast and powerful meta-search engine combining results from dozens of search engines."

After the shutdown, the torrent community has lost two of its major players.

After the shutdown, the torrent community has lost two of its major players.

Cheer up, guys. We hadn't lost them all. (try extratorrents.cc)

Cheer up, guys. We hadn't lost them all. (try extratorrents.cc)

Well, Torrentz. You'll be missed. RIP!

Well, Torrentz. You'll be missed. RIP!

Torrentz is blocked. But other websites are not. Check out these torrenting tips to make your life a little easier.

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