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Torrent Sites of the Week:

A highlight on P2P sites for bittorrent users


This week, About.com is featuring 3 particular torrent sites. These 3 sites are chosen from hundreds of reader email suggestions.

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Demonoid.me is the benchmark semi-private torrent site. All other private P2P communities compare themselves to Demonoid, and even with the massive competition, Demonoid still remains a top site in the eyes of downloaders everywhere. If you get a registered membership at Demonoid, do not abuse it. Thousands of people are happy to take your spot if you do not share files and maintain your requisite ratio.

Kick Ass Torrents

Kick Ass Torrents is a new favorite site with a growing community. The interface is a distinctive earth color, and the search results display in a useful format of columns, including torrent health. The best part of Kick Ass Torrents is their comment and feedback system... the user community watches the quality of torrents, and offers their recommendations and warnings.

Kick Ass Torrents could become a very big player in the P2P world of 2010. Check these folks out, and let's see if they grow in user size.

BiteNova - for Browsing and Discovering Movies

Formerly known as “Bi-Torrents”, BiteNova is a free torrent site with a spartan look and fast searching format. The downloads are grouped for easy browsing: games, books, movies, anime, and so on. You can drill into any of the groups by clicking on the group title. The subcategories are particularly helpful for browsing and discovering new movies and music genres.

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