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The Pirate Bay 2008-12 Dataset - CSG





[From website] This dataset was obtained from The Pirate Bay - one of the most popular BitTorrent trackers. The website was crawled and information regarding every published torrent was obtained. The information is useful to elaborate more realistic simulations involving traffic management of peer-to-peer file sharing applications.

This dataset contains the metadata of 679515 unique torrents from The Pirate Bay, collected on December 5th, 2008. The metadata includes for each torrent: ID of the torrent, category, torrent size, number of leechers, number of seeders.

Download: full dataset in CSV format (compressed with tar/bzip2, 5.0MB)

Please cite this dataset as

The Pirate Bay 2008-12 Dataset, Fabio Hecht, Thomas Bocek, David Hausheer,

Openness: OPEN?

    License: none specified but implication of availability and statement re. citation implies free usage subject to attribution