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November upd.1 - New Rules and Appeals!

5 views    44 comments posted 02 Nov 2011, 16:46 by KickassTorrents    
In November we decided to make something new in the rights section. First of all we have re-written the rules (they will be online in 12-24 hours) and second we added an appeal option for all banned users. From now on if you were wrongfully banned, you can appeal to our mods and might get the ban lifted!
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Maintenance!

7 views    13 comments posted 02 Nov 2011, 11:30 by KickassTorrents    
In approximately 45-90 minutes some of our users may experience problems in accessing the website! But this disturbance in the Force will last for 30 minutes tops.
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Regarding The Latest Malware Issues

18 views    88 comments posted 18 Oct 2011, 16:24 by KickassTorrents    
You might have noticed that some time ago some websites and anti-viruses started labeling KAT.ph as a malware infected website. Unfortunately for a short period of time this was true. We were using the OpenX platform for showing our ads and at some point this platform became compromised and started replacing our normal ads with infected ones. In this difficult situation we decided to stop using the OpenX platform, so from now on the website is officially 100% safe!

We want to apologize to our users that suffered damage from this issue and we will do our best to avoid such problems in future.

Thanks you for your support and understanding!
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Global Language Change

6 views    41 comments posted 12 Oct 2011, 10:14 by KickassTorrents    
We've noticed that some of our users are experiencing problems with their default language of KAT.ph. The thing is, that today we changed the way the languages are displayed and what is most important switched from sub-domains like it.kat.ph to the use of cookies. So that is why some of the users have the website in the wrong language! But this can be easily fixed - just scroll down to the bottom of the page, click the change language option and select the language you want.

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Current Avast Issues

21 views    31 comments posted 10 Oct 2011, 13:31 by KickassTorrents    
Our users that are using the Avast anti-virus might have noticed that KAT.ph suddenly became labeled as a dangerous website for users that are not logged in. We want to assure our users that KickassTorrents has no malware or viruses of any kind and it is absolutely safe to use our website. We already contacted Avast and currently we are trying to find and fix the cause of this problem. You will help us if you choose the "Report the file as a false positive" option if you get the alert.

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If you are interested in the issue, or want to support us feel free to participate in the kat.ph discussion on the official Avast forum.

Thank you!

Update: Avast just notified us that everything is fixed! If you have avast please check if the issue is gone!
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Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

6 views    87 comments posted 06 Oct 2011, 10:16 by KickassTorrents    
Steve was a great inspiration to us all, so it's kind of a sad day here at HQ. For us he will always be a great visionary and a man that truly changed our everyday lives.

Stay hungry, stay foolish. (c)
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KAT.ph - Offline For a Short Period of Time

3 views    36 comments posted 27 Sep 2011, 13:52 by KickassTorrents    
In 15-30 minutes the website will go down due to network problems. We will try to get it back online ASAP!
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September Upd.2 - RSS Feed Update, Refresh

3 views    17 comments posted 26 Sep 2011, 14:56 by KickassTorrents    
Few new things:

1. An update on personal RSS feed, now the have last-modified time and etag to identify feed update time.

2. We added a new refresh mechanism, so now the seed/leech count shows more accurate numbers.

Plus a huge bugfix!
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September Upd.1 - Advanced Search, Userbars, etc.

1 view    23 comments posted 08 Sep 2011, 16:19 by KickassTorrents    
We're back with some new features!

1. The final version of advanced search!
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2. Authors can delete comments on their blog posts.
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3. IMBD and Rotten Tomatoes ratings is now fixed.
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4. New userbars and widgets!
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Stay tuned for more!
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100.000 Likes on Facebook!

6 views    85 comments posted 18 Aug 2011, 10:40 by KickassTorrents    
We're happy announce that our official Facebook fan community reached 100k likes just few hours ago! Thanks to everyone for supporting KAT.ph!
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