1337x.to, one of the world’s most-visited torrent sites, has become unreachable over the past few days. The site’s DNS records have been wiped which makes it impossible for browsers to resolve the domain. It’s not clear why this is happening, but it could very well be related to the fact that the 1337x.to domain expired.
For many seasoned BitTorrent users, 1337x.to is a familiar name. The site has been around for fifteen years and is a home to many reputable uploaders.
Over the years 1337x has steadily climbed through the ranks. With millions of daily visits, it is one of the most popular torrent sites, trailing only behind YTS.mx and The Pirate Bay.
At the time of writing, the site is hard to reach though. Most people who try to access the main 1337x.to domain name are greeted by an error message from their browser. This is no surprise, as the domain doesn’t appear to have any DNS records as the moment (for some it may still load due to…