Web Desk (24 News) — Popular torrent website ExtraTorrent on Tuesday shut down permanently . The decision to shut down was announced by the management earlier today in a message posted on website. The loss of ExtraTorrent comes in wake of closure of KickassTorrents and Torrentz.eu in recent past.
According to source, following message is being displayed on the website:
Intermittently, following messages appear on site:
“ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently.”
“ExtraTorrent with all mirrors goes offline.. We permanently erase all data. Stay away from fake ExtraTorrent websites and clones. Thx to all ET supporters and torrent community. ET was a place to be….”
The site’s popularity in the torrent community earned itself wrath of the entertainment industry, where media companies pressurize hosting companies and domain name services to take action.