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Magnetico: A Personal Torrent Search Engine That Can’t Be Shut Down


The centralized nature of torrent sites means that they’re always vulnerable to being shut down. However, a new project called Magnetico aims to solve that problem by crawling BitTorrent’s Distributed Hash Table and generating an index on a machine controlled by the user. This week, TF caught up with its creator.

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