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Mininova served 2 billion torrents

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 14 Jun 2007 16:38 User comments (13)

Mininova served 2 billion torrents Just five months after announcing a milestone of 1 billion (1,000,000,000) torrents served, Mininova is now boasting that it has served 2 billion torrents to its users. The amount of total torrent downloads roughly doubles every half year. TV Shows were the most popular torrents, accounting for 40.11% of all downloads.
Music dragged along behind, accounting for 21.21% of all downloads. Next, as you would guess, Movies accounted for 17.89% of the torrents downloaded. Games and Software were next with shares of 6.59% and 5.61%, respectively. The rest were as follows: Anime 3.61%, Books 3.04%, Other 1.42% and Pictures 0.53%.

"Of course this is not the end, if the growth keeps continuing we might be able to reach the 4 billion mark by the end of this year! Watch out, Apple iTunes," the blog post reads.

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13 user comments

114.6.2007 18:05

is it really a smart idea for a torrent site to be boasting how well it is doing?

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214.6.2007 18:44

they are in trouble...

314.6.2007 19:26

yep. i hear the funeral march.

415.6.2007 3:33
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well even if they are done there's 100 other sites that do the same thing so who cares really...
2 Billion is still one hell of a mile stone....

515.6.2007 5:24

It isnt the smartest thing to push out these kinds of numbers but if you want the wrong people to pay attention to you then you better have a good plan.

615.6.2007 11:20

all other torrent sites do it, also its not as if 'the wrong people' dont already know about mininova.

For example look at thepiratebay that was taken down and within 2 days it was back online and there is nothing anyone can do about it. Torrent sites wont be dying off any time soon.

715.6.2007 13:50

Originally posted by gozilla:
is it really a smart idea for a torrent site to be boasting how well it is doing?
no, it isn't. Besides, mininova blows anyway.

815.6.2007 19:29

http://isohunt.com/ hehe i wonder how many torrent's this site has served lol-i'm joking because this site searches and gives results from tons of other torrent sites

915.6.2007 19:50

I have no doubt that they will be back up. Its been plenty of sites i used that were taken down and came back either as the same site or as another. So they are fighting a dead fight.

1016.6.2007 1:49

Originally posted by spydah:
I have no doubt that they will be back up. Its been plenty of sites i used that were taken down and came back either as the same site or as another. So they are fighting a dead fight.
Did you even read the topic?

1116.6.2007 3:09

Mininova is actually my favorite. I find it is easier to browse through than others and their daily top ten torrents of each category can be helpful.

But jumping out and saying how popular you are when you're already unpopular with the legal people...probably wasn't a good idea.

1221.6.2007 15:12

Congrats to Mininova. The downside to this is if they get bigger and bigger the MPAA and the RIAA will come after them.

136.9.2007 15:53

what other sites can i use to download i was using torrent spy.

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