Once again, a major BitTorrent portal has disappeared from the internet into a poof of misdirection and contradictory reporting.
On Wednesday I wrote an article for VICE titled "Torrentfreak is Full of Shit, According to a Demonoid Admin," that quoted a Demonoid site moderator I am in contact with. Unsurprisingly, TorrentFreak got a bit upset.
I've been covering the rise of Demonoid since 2009, so when TorrentFreak reported that they were forcibly kicked off the internet, possibly courtesy of the US government, I reached out to one of their admins. I was told that anything TorrentFreak...