for those who don't know what Pay2Leech is, it's you "donate" (& i use that term loosely) a certain amount of $$$ and you either get upload credits (ala BitMe or BitMeTV) or you get VIP status in which you don't have to worry about your ratio (ala SCC or TL).
as for me, i think it's OK. i mean, let's be honest... for a BIG site like TL, it takes a powerful server to make it run smoothly. that, and bandwidth isn't free.
i'm surprised many in the torrent community look down on these sites when the ppl running these so-called "pay2leeech" sites are only doing it so they can keep their server(s) online!
sure, the guy in charge of the "donations" get a little extra cash after every donation period (*ehem*ScT*ehem*TL*) but i think they deserve it for getting their site as BIG as it is and to where it is right now.
i'm sure if i had a site where i have around 10K+ members, i'd do the same!