How to Download Torrents
While file sharing is controversial and often accused of being “music piracy,” millions of internet users continue to share their files and download files from others, and thousands of new torrent users are added every day.
Before getting started, install reliable anti-virus software on your computer to thwart any viruses you may get while torrenting. Then, read the articles below in order from top to bottom.
Important Reminder About the Legality of Torrents
In short: not all torrents are legal, and you could be reprimanded for downloading illegal content.
There are lots of illegal files floating around through torrents. It’s important to remind yourself that just because the torrent downloads themselves are free, it does not mean that the torrent data you’re downloading is free from copyright. Some countries have laws protecting copyright holders, so that should be considered before downloading torrents.
Not all torrents infringe on copyright laws; there are tons of free images, movies, music and documents that you can share with an unlimited number of people for free. However, it’s also really easy to share and download other data too, which might be considered illegal.