What first comes to mind when you hear the word “Torrent“? Illegal? Piracy? Crime? The term “Torrent” carries such negativity in our society. Though, indeed, “BitTorrent” is mainly used for piracy (sharing copyrighted materials), “BitTorrent” itself and its use is not illegal (under certain circumstances). BitTorrent only got its bad name because some unethical users use it for self-gaining purposes.