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Popcorn Time service for pirated movies refuses to stay shut down

17
Mar
2014

Last week, a movie-watching service called Popcorn Time hit the internet — it promised a Netflix-like experience for any movie you might want to watch, but used the expansive network of pirated BitTorrent movies to deliver content to users. However, Popcorn Time was always meant to be open source, and as such someone else has now picked up the mantle and brought the service back to life. As reported by TorrentFreak, the BitTorrent site YTS has decided to take over the Popcorn Time project and resurrect it  — beta builds for Windows, OS X, and Linux are being posted to GitHub here. The YTS team will now be picking up the Popcorn Time project and continuing on like previously, a developer told TorrentFreak.

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