Global Gaming Factory's purchase of The Pirate Bay was surprising. But even more surprising is that they offered an even bigger sum to Mininova, one of the other huge public BitTorrent trackers.
Mininova, the other popular BitTorrent tracker, just went legal-only. No more downloading episodes of Dexter or Mad Men off of it, but there plenty of other trackers out there still. [Mininova Blog]
The Pirate Bay we know and love, though still harboring torrents for now, is going away. But that doesn't mean BitTorrent is dead. Far from it. Here are five places to get your torrent on after it closes for good.