One of the world's largest torrent sites has closed down without warning. Torrentz announced it is ceasing its operations in a message on its homepage, making it significantly harder for people to find torrents and pirate content illegally.
The attention of movie studios, record companies and online pirates around the globe is this morning focused on an Australian court ruling on whether internet service providers should prevent their customers sharing files.
Additionally, in response to the growing demand for TV programming, ThePirateBay has included a new section dedicated to such torrents. In a recent blog posting, ThePirateBay announced its new TV feature: