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BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby linuxviolin » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:51 pm

BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored, says BBC News, Technology:

BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby /dev/urandom » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:52 pm

People still use BitTorrent instead of the decentralized Kademlia to download black copies?
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby homerscousin » Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:46 pm

Stay away from the popular stuff until it becomes less popular and less likely to be monitored.
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby zerozero » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:08 pm

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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby veggen » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:43 pm

Just download a decent IP blocklist. That will keep known bad peers (monitors etc) from connecting.
Tutorial for Transmission.

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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby Wiz Kid » Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:01 am

veggen wrote:Just download a decent IP blocklist. That will keep known bad peers (monitors etc) from connecting.
Tutorial for Transmission.


WARNING they can still track you. It's best not to use torrents at all anymore. ISPs are helping track people as well, I know several people that received lawsuits from it. It's not safe anymore. Find a different source for downloading if you must, or just stick within your means and pay for what you can and open source the rest.
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Postby /dev/urandom » Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:10 am

Anonymous VPNs are secure BTW.
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby cra1g321 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 5:54 am

veggen wrote:Just download a decent IP blocklist. That will keep known bad peers (monitors etc) from connecting.
Tutorial for Transmission.


LMAO u actually think those work? :roll:
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby veggen » Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:23 am

cra1g321 wrote:LMAO u actually think those work? :roll:

LMAO, you actually care?
Seriously, if you have a better suggestion, feel free to share it.

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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby Wiz Kid » Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:32 am

veggen wrote:
cra1g321 wrote:LMAO u actually think those work? :roll:

LMAO, you actually care?
Seriously, if you have a better suggestion, feel free to share it.

I was going to but I deleted my post as I don't want to break the rules of the forum. But you might as well not use anything and wait for a lawsuit if you use an ip block list.
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby monkeyboy » Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:06 pm

Humm, lets see I have a big brother fear piece posted on a media site? Or I have the fact that I nor anyone I have ever known directly has ever been busted for illegal file sharing. Which to go with, bait or reality? :lol:
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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby veggen » Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:19 am

Thank you. My point exactly.

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Re: BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored

Postby Wiz Kid » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:43 pm

veggen wrote:Thank you. My point exactly.

We'll see what happens when they drag you in hand cuffs
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