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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Da Dego, 26 Sep 2007.

  1. Da Dego

    Da Dego Brett Thomas

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  2. oasked

    oasked Stuck in the Mud

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    I did notice Demenoid go down this morning (I was searching for "Linux ISOs").

    At the end of the day, there are always replacement sites and all the best Torrent sites are private anyway. ;)
     
  3. DarkLord7854

    DarkLord7854 New Member

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    I'm rather worried bout demonoid.. I rather hope they don't seize the servers.. If they do.. I gotta change my IP real fast :p
     
  4. Jodiuh

    Jodiuh New Member

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    This frickin' continent...
     
  5. Duste

    Duste Sierra my delta, bravo!

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    +1

    And also +1 to Demonoid moving its servers to good 'ole Sweden. :D
     
  6. Corvyne

    Corvyne New Member

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    Shame about demonoid, they had a nice book section, so I'm kinda hoping there's no BPAA or I could be in trouble ;)
     
  7. yakyb

    yakyb i hate the person above me

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    looks like a major shake up to me. will be interesting run up to new year at this rate i just hope no semi innocent people get hurt in the cross fire
     
  8. quack

    quack New Member

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  9. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    Demon goes down regularly like that. Nothing to worry about, I'd think. Maintenance and all.
     
  10. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    This is a very clever way of destroying the torrent network, but as this is the case, the tv shows we all download that are sometimes only showed in the states (eureka for instance) should be available for us to buy ALL over the world, not just the states.
     
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    ISOhunt has only closed it trackers to US users not the site nor access to search 3rd party trackers. So US only show will still be upload just not to their trackers. But this is more or less just a bump in the road for torrents not a nail in a coffin.
     
  12. chrisb2e9

    chrisb2e9 Dont do that...

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    good timing since all the new shows start up soon. I have tv but when I am at work I miss episodes and have to download them to watch them. maybe its time to buy a vcr...
     
  13. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    I understand ISOhunt is not closing, but closing access to the trackers, doesn't this stop the US guys from seeding on to it?

    I know they can and will seed to other sites which can be accessed and then us europeans will seed and we can get it all anyway but it will slow it all down.

    Have I misunderstood how torrents work!?:sigh:
     
  14. chrisb2e9

    chrisb2e9 Dont do that...

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    If the site blocks us ip's then I dont think that they will be able to load the tracker. and without that they cant seed to it.
     
  15. Delphium

    Delphium Eyefinity enabled

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    web proxy? ;)

    Not hard to learn to setup.
     
  16. LoneArchon

    LoneArchon New Member

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    Only their trackers many of the trackers listed in search are not ISOhunts trackers but 3rd party trackers that are not in control of ISOhunt. From my use i find that I rarely ever used a ISOhunt tracker. Also the content can still be access by all users with used of the 3rd party trackers. so as long as you use the 3rd party trackers the speed should be constant as the US user are still able to seed on those. Example the show Eureka the latest episode is hosted using a 3rd party tracker with over 3000 seeds and is accessible from the us
     
  17. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Latest I've read elsewhere is that Demonoid have NOT been raided, their server fall down, go boom!
     
  18. ElZog

    ElZog Defeater of Satan's Transformo Sofa

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    Yeah the techs were playing jenga with all the servers again and brian lost.
     
  19. Breach

    Breach Modding in Exile

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    I find their futile attempts to stop p2p amusing, when has that ever, EVER, worked. I mean really...there is always another torrent site.
     
  20. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    Yeah, it's a hardware problem.
    Demonoid have NOT been raided. Ask the IRC Ops.

    Quite annoyed as I wanted to get a torrent last night, and the only tracker that has it is Demonoid.
     
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