Torrent Sites Shutting Down: Mininova First, SceneTorrent Second had to shut down its operations this weekend, and go through a major revamp of their business model. Currently, Mininova features only registered content, HiSciFi being one of those content providers.

But now, another torrent site has bit the dust. has shut down, even though it is technically a private tracker. It’s 20,000 members have been left dangling without an explanation.