Legit Torrents Shuts Down After 17 Years
After serving legal torrents for roughly 17 years, Legit Torrents is shutting down. The site hosted more than 5,000 legal torrents but, due to a combination of technical issues and a flourishing family, founder Dustin Montgomery decided that it was time to say goodbye.
Over the years, we have reported on the demise of hundreds of torrent sites. Many of them folded due to legal pressure.
This week yet another site bites the dust; one that has been around since 2005, when the likes of TorrentSpy and Mininova ruled the scene.
While those two giants would eventually succumb to legal pressure, Legit Torrents kept on going. Unlike most others, this site specifically focused on content that would not cause any trouble with rightsholders.
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