Although BitTorrent trackers have grown in popularity, very little is usually known about their creators. Wouldn’t it be cool to know more about folks behind your favorite torrent trackers (as longs as it doesn't harm their security)? Techloid, a new P2P related blog has done something you don’t see everyday. They’ve interviewed Rosario (aka ‘hangman’), the creator of vgmTorrents – a private video game music tracker we recently reviewed. First part of the somewhat lengthy article is quoted below:

“Ahh, Italy. Home to Ferrari, Valentino, the Renaissance, The Mafia, Pizza, Leonardo da Vinci, Enrico Fermi and many beautiful women!
But that's not all. Italy is also home to Rosario, a game developer who lives and works there. Rosario is the creator of vgmTorrents, a private video game music tracker. After discovering his how-to on building a torrent tracker, we exchanged emails and sent him a bunch of questions on vgmTorrents, video game music, The Pirate Bay and the future of torrents and file-sharing”
[Continue reading at Techloid]


  1. Amit // 7/24/2009 06:02:00 PM  


    Thanks for linking to our article on

    It's rather long, but we hope you and your readers found it interesting and insightful.


  2. TEAM FILEnetworks // 7/25/2009 12:22:00 PM  

    Our pleasure. Hope Techloid has a good future as a p2p related blog.

  3. Amit // 7/31/2009 06:46:00 AM  

    Thank ye for the kind words.

    We hope our little blog soon makes a name for itself in the file-sharing/p2p eco-system, especially in these dark days of file-sharing.

    Talk of regulation should be replaced with education about the pros/cons of file-sharing tech.

    File-sharing does not kill people. People kill people.