Torrentz has shut down after running for 13 years

Torrentz, one of the most popular meta-search engine for torrents, has closed down after 13 years of operation.
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Torrentz now the website has been disabled without warning, no longer linking to any torrents or allow their existing users to log in, actually killing what was one of the most popular torrenting related websites in the world.

Torrentz has shut down

The reason behind the website’s closure is unclear, but we all can guess what it might be. Although the site did link to torrents the websites but never hosted any of the material itself and even had a takedown procedure in place to remove copyright infringing links when requested.

With Torrentz and previous KickAssTorrents owner arrest by US officials, marking significant impact on the torrenting landscape as two of the communities largest websites are closed down.