How to Download a Torrent

Difficulty:  Moderately Easy          Time: Little to Much

English: A download symbol.

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So you want to enter the confusing world of Torrents. Yep, it’s a dangerous and thrilling universe. Here’s how to get started. Note: We do not endorse the use of Torrent files to steal copyrighted material

  • First, you need to install a Torrent Client, a program that allows you to open and download torrent files. Here are a few examples of Torrent clients.
  •  utorrent
  • and bit torrent   


  •  Now you have to go to a Torrent website. There are many… so choose one…… now browse for the  song, book, or other file you want. The largest Torrent  website is Piratebay.
  • Great! Now that you have found the file in the torrent website, make sure it is not protected by copyright law:), Look for the little red magnet icon and click on Get this Torrent.  This is the fastest method of downloading the torrent.
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  • The torrent client will now begin to download your file.
  • Always get the file that has been the most downloaded; make sure it has the most seeders, which indicates the file is most likely valid and contains no viruses.
  • Wait patiently and then you are done.
  • Please note that torrents are meant to be used responsibly. We are not responsible if copyright law punishes you for downloading files with copyright.

How To Get a Copyright

So you want a special something of yours get the legal stamp of copyright law? A copyright not only protects your content, but it also serves as a flashy warning to the “copycats” and your competitors. Here’s how to get started…

How do I Get a Copyright ?

First things first. According to the law, the moment you create any original work, you automatically get copyright protection.

    1. Your content is already protected by copyright law ( even if you haven’t registered your copyright)
    2. You can register a Copyright Notice and pay a $30 fee to the U.S. Copyright Office. A registered copyright gives you more legal benefits than an unregistered one… you can pursue and even sue infringers.

How Do I Write a Copyright Notice ?

It’s pretty simple, actually: First write the word “ Copyright “ or just the symbol ©. Then simply write the date of you made the content, followed by the copyright holder ( which could be a business or a person). Here’s an example of the Premier Microsoft copyright notice:


Do I need to Pay for a Copyright?

No. This is only if want to register your copyright. Copyright simply means that you have the right to copy your content. Because it’s yours, copyright is given to you automatically.

What Can I Copyright ?

That’s a good question…  You can copyright:

Your Original ( Your Own)

  • Images
  • Text
  • Movies
  • Art

While we are at it, you cannot copyright Ideas, Facts, Common Information, Links, URLs, Names and Titles, Systems or Procedures, or Short Phrases( you can trademark short phrases)