The world?s biggest torrent site KickassTorrents has been shut down by the United States government. There are more than half a dozen working Kickass Proxy and mirror websites.
For those who don?t know yet, the US government seized the Kickass Torrents site after the arrest of its owner. The seized sites include kickasstorrents.com, kastatic.com, thekat.tv, kat.cr, kickass.to, kat.ph and kickass.cr. Ukrainian Artem Vaulin a.k.a “tirm,” owner and operator of KickassTorrents (KAT), was arrested in Poland on July 21. However, within less than 24 hours of seizure, the website was backed up.
Here is the list of working Kickass proxy and mirror sites. (Courtesy of TechWorm)
Most of the sites are not being updated as they follow the main Kickass Torrent site. However, the content updated before the seizure could be downloaded.
Kickass proxy and mirror sites that are still being updated are listed below
Clicking anywhere on the site page will open an advertisement in the background of the web browser. This could consume the data and let the hackers access the confidential data stored on the computer. Readers are advised to use these sites at their own risk.
However, people behind Kickass are still working to regain complete functionality.
The message on the main page of the the proxy website reads, ?We are trying our best to restore complete functionality, keep checking back for updates. Meanwhile, spread the word. Long live KAT.?
Alternatives of Kickass
There are some other torrent sites that are working. However, the downloading process is bit complicated.
Torrentz.eu is a Finland-based meta-search engine for BitTorrent that is run by an individual known as Flippy. It indexes torrents from various major torrent websites. Torrentz is one of the most famous torrent sites after Kickass.
The Pirate Bay
Thepiratebay.org was founded in 2013. The site provides easy peer-to-peer file sharing among users of the BitTorrent protocol. It was the most popular torrent site before Kickass.
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