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sudo wrote

I love the i2p torrenting websites.

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TheLegendaryBirdMonster wrote

how are they compared to tpb and other clearnet torrent websites?

I choose my torrent websties from this list and use a vpn (clearnet): https://unblocked.lat/

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sudo wrote

There's less to pick from, but that's just a consequence of not having as many users as clearnet torrenting sites. The solution is to get more people to use them.

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quandyalaterreux wrote

and use a vpn (clearnet)

Which means no privacy by design.

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boringskip wrote

i think a lot of torrenters are just trying to avoid being sued by media companies, a vpn is good enough for that

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quandyalaterreux wrote

OTOH privacy by design solutions such as i2p suffer from a lack of such torrenters.

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sudo wrote

I don't think boringskip was trying to justify the use of a VPN for torrenting; they were just explaining the logic of many people who choose to do so.

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boringskip wrote

A lot slower and lower selection. I love I2P but it needs a modern torrent client and a LOT more seeders.

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sudo wrote

Oh? What do you find lacking about i2psnark?

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boringskip wrote

Don't get me wrong, I love I2P, it was the first software community I was a part of way back in the day. I just think having support in Transmission, qBittorrent, whatever the other major clients are, would go a long way toward larger adoption. Libtorrent support would be the holy grail. Seems somewhat more likely now that there's a working non-java build, i2pd.

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boringskip wrote

other than being hard to find and looking like a geocities site? the only redeeming feature is that it works