Why fighting book piracy is just time wasted.

I agree. Do what you can to protect your work, but make the most of the cards that are dealt to you.

Author Kyle Perkins

by Kyle Perkins.

Not saying that I condone book piracy, or piracy of any kind, but trying to defeat piracy is a pointless and time consuming venture that will only end in pain. Don’t believe me? Click here. Here.Here.Or here.

The way that torrents work, is when someone creates a torrent, they announce it and use public trackers, meaning anyone can recreate the torrent and put it on hundreds of sites. A lot of it is automatic, meaning as soon as a torrent is uploaded, many sites automatically recreate the torrent for distribution on their site. That’s with only ONE tracker. Most people use dozens of trackers when they upload a torrent, so everything I just said multiplied.

To make matters worse, most of these sites are hosted in countries where piracy isn’t illegal, and you have absolutely no recourse. Some sites may remove your copyrighted files…

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