BTDigg search is down (Update 3, April 2019)
While the homepage of BTDigg’s successor (btdig.com) is online, the DHT search is not. It currently prompts an error: Error establishing a database connection.
Alternative torrent search sites are:
BTDigg Alternative: BTDig (Update 2)
BTDig (btdig.com) is a popular successor of the defunct btdigg.org.
Original BTDigg.org is down (Update)
The original BTDigg.org has partly redirected to a malicious advertising site and now prompts an error 352, meaning the server is down. The official btdigg.org has been online 2016 for the last time and stays silent since then. The DHT torrent search BTDigg is no longer available.
BTDigg proxy and mirrors
BTDigg successors like btdig.com appeared after the original site shut down. So did several BTDig proxy sites helping to unblock it.
BTDigg is a BitTorrent DHT search engine. Instead of relying on .torrent files BTDigg uses BitTorrent’s DHT to discover new files. All results return as a magnet link. The project name is an acronym of BitTorrent Digger.
According to TF, BTdigg has discontinued its service as more and more torrent spam flooded the index. At this time the site’s operator considered a comeback of BTDigg in case he finds a solution to deal with the spam issue. After BTDigg went down in 2016, btdigg.org did not came back online.
Alternative BTDigg sites
The DHT crawler empowering BTDigg’s torrent search was open sourced. With the code being available several alternative BTDigg variants appeared. One of the most popular successors is btdig.com.