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The Pirate Bay May Return On Feb 1, Kickass Torrents Dethrones TPB In The List Of 2015 Top Ten Popular Torrent Sites.

On Dec. 24, IBTimes had reported that The Pirate Bay website became accessible again after it was pulled down by a raid conducted by Swedish police on Dec. 9. Fresh news indicates that the site may finally resurrect on Feb. 1. Meanwhile, other sites like Kickass Torrents, Torrentz and Extra Torrents are receiving maximum traffic since the TPB has not listed any torrent after the raid.

The Pirate Bay website that became accessible again, with a waving pirate flag and a timer that showed the time elapsed since the police raid, is now counting up time to a probable date of February 1, states (http://www.techtimes.com/articles/24247/20150103/will-the-pirate-bay-return-on-feb-1-that-countdown-starts.htm) TechTimes . This can be a possible indication that The Pirate Bay may come back online on Feb. 1, adds TechTimes.

The site is also displaying a domain name "allishere.js" that seems to read "all is here." TechTimes claims that it may hint to the fact that the TPB administrators are indicating its audience that they are prepared to launch TPB again with backups of the all previously published torrents on the website. The site also displays a new slogan that reads "WeAreTPB." As of this writing, there is no official confirmation from the administrators whether The Pirate Bay website will be functional again.

Before the raid, The Pirate Bay was undoubtedly the most popular torrent site since the year 2008. According to Torrent Freak, starting from this year, The Pirate Bay website though active again is not serving any torrents. Hence, The Pirate Bay website has been dethroned from its numero uno spot by Kickass Torrents in popularity as it is receiving most traffic from all over the world.

KickAss Torrents now ranks at first position on the list of the top 10 most famous torrent websites of this year created by Torrents Freak on the basis of traffic. The entire list is available on (https://torrentfreak.com/top-popular-torrent-sites-2015-150104/) Torrent Freak website. Here is the top five list of most-visited torrent sites:

1. Kickass Torrents (Alexa ranking: 151)

2. Torrents (Alexa ranking 206)

3. Extra Torrent (Alexa ranking 356)

4. Old Pirate Bay (Clone Edition of TPB; Alexa ranking: NA)

5. YTS (Alexa ranking: 740)

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