Film company trolls pirates with a KickassTorrents clone, forgets to seed


Costa Rican film distributor Romaly has come up with an amusingly elaborate and creative scheme to convert pirates into legitimate customers. The company has set up a fake clone of popular torrent portal KickassTorrents hoping to lure in illegal downloaders and steer them away from actual torrent sites. Much like the real thing, LegalTorrents.net contains images and screenshots, IMDB rating as well as download links, but all of this is a front. Once you try to download one of the movies, the website proceeds to play a short trailer of the movie accompanied by a short message warning against the negative…

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