One of the oldest piracy search engine, Torrentz has shut down its search functionality.
The move comes after world’s largest torrenting site KickassTorrents (KAT) was closed by US federal officials.
The world’s largest meta-search engine hosted no torrents but linked to other sites that did among them KickassTorrents and The Pirate Bay. Torrentz.eu was listed as ‘notorious’ piracy website on the MPAA list.
“Torrentz will always love you. Farewell.” A message on the site read
It is still not yet clear why the owner or owners decided to take down the ‘Google’ of torrenting sites.