Adventures & experiences in contemporary technology
It was an article in a magazine that revealed these legal BitTorrent download sites to me, so I thought that I’d keep them on file for future reference while also sharing them with others who might need them. As far as I am aware, they are all legal in that no copyrighted material is on there. If that changes, I am happy to know and make amendments as needed.
My own interest in torrents arises from their being a convenient way to download installation disk images for Linux distributions, and at least one of the entries is devoted to just that. However, the distribution also lends itself to movies along with music and books, so that is reflected below too. With regard to downloading actual multimedia content, there is so much illegal downloading that a list like this is needed and has blackened the reputation of BitTorrent too because it only ever was conceived as a means for distributing large files in a peer-to-peer manner without the use of a single server. Of course, any use can be found for a technology, and it never has to be legal or morally acceptable either.