[tor-talk] Magnet application in TOR Browser??

Andy Dixon tor at andydixon.com
Thu Mar 1 11:28:43 UTC 2012

On 01/03/12 10:18, Koos Huisman wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm not using my Bittorrent over TOR.
> I'm using TOR to connect to thepiratebay.se website as here in Holland
> that website is blocked by my provider (Ziggo).
> Then I download the torrent files into my bittorrent program which is
> configured to use the internet in the normal way.
> Only....
> The piratebay changed their website, so you cannot download the
> torrents anymore but only can copy them using the magnet application.
> Regards,
> Koos
Magnets are URLs and not files. Your torrent application will need to
support magnet links as opposed to .torrent files. You'd need to copy
the magnet link from the site and add it into your app.

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