We are a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation (EIN: 46-5721157) called the Institute for Reproducible Research so all donations are tax deductible. Academics Torrents was founded to address the needs of science in the era of big data. We are currently facilitating the transfer of over 900 GB of data per day and over 30,000 visitors/monthly from research institutions from around the world. We need your help to expand our infrastructure to better serve you! Please contact us if you would like to become a node in our network.