A pirate’s life for me: making money from uploading torrents

TorrentFreak has spoken to ‘John,’ an “extremely prolific pirate,” to find out how he makes a living uploading copyrighted footage to streaming and torrent sites. John,TorrentFreak reports, has uploaded more than 30,000 movies and TV shows, and spends his days adding “thousands of links” across 12 different file hosting sites.

The interview explores the catalyst for John’s piracy, the increased importance of streaming, and the amount of work a career pirate has to put in for uploading to become “a nice living.”

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