Thanks to a new browser plug-in, controversial torrents site The Pirate Bay now offers streaming.
"By harnessing the incredible abilities of torrents, you can transform your website, in a matter of seconds to an amazing, simple to use streaming website," explained the Torrents Time team on their website. "With Torrents Time you'll be able to [...] generate more revenue than with any other monetization company while putting a stop to annoying ads." Torrents Time is a light plug-in, or extension for browsers on Windows and OS X that allows users to stream media files, similar to the popular Popcorn Time app. The plug-in works with Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and other popular browsers but is not available on Microsoft Edge at this time. Support for Safari is expected within the coming weeks.
"Our launch attracts so much attention that we work around the clock, both to handle the requests to be embedded on so many torrent sites and answering questions," said the Torrents Time team in a statement to Venture Beat. "We are certain that in no time we'll be embedded in all torrent sites who care to move on with this evolution. We will allow everybody to watch any movie they wish from torrent sites who embed us, when they want, without having to store someone's file on their hard disk." Since its launch earlier this month, Torrents Time has been implemented by The Pirate Bay, Popcorn Time Online, Torrentproject.se, Videomax.is, and online.porntime.ws. The plug-in does not make using these torrent sites legal and the Torrents Time team suggests using a VPN.
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