How File Sharing Reveals Your Identity

Submitted by: KikiPeepers 11 years ago Tech
http://mute-net.sourceforge.net/howPrivacy.shtml

How file sharing programs use direct connections to download/upload, making your identity available to spies
There are 24 comments:
Female 36
oh jeepers. this makes me paranoid.
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Female 208
wow. that was imformative
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Male 10,440
Excelman> I am from Canada 2. and what you say pleases me a lot, I kept thinking the RIAA was after us aswell. Anyway, who ever said you shouldnt share files is completley up the wall, even if your in america, just get a fire wall and/or a router (a router, in my opinion, is much better) and this "MUTE" thing. If everyone stopped sharing then their wouldnt be any point to all this anyway.

Btw, you are forced to share with Bit Torrent and such

PS> I have the newest version of Bit torrent, and I wonder, what happend to that share rating thing?

PPS> If you are frightened by this RIAA use irc, its much faster and safer, it just has fewer results.

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Male 424
I`m in Australia, there is nothing like that that i have heard of
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Male 73
What if im using a spacific program such as limewire or ares P2P. I mean that works by hosting file through the softwares network. And also, what if im just sending one file from me to one friend spacifically?
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Male 1,521
Hmmmm. Ok!
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Male 203
It`s a wonder RIAA can do this attack on your beloved freedom without getting sued themselves. Doesn`t make sense by me.
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Male 334
Also Napoleon I triple posted.
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Male 334
Did U see that gay guy
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Male 334
Every1 must know me then...
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Male 2,781
AWESOME!!!
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Male 54
So leeching is legit? WOOHOO!!!!!
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Male 418
Same here...I`m in Canada which means that Im out of the jurisdiction of RIAA. The equivalent body in Canada (CRIA) is not pursuing downloaders like in America. They simply got the government to add a tax on CD`s and DVD`s. Since Im paying the tax, that gives me license to record whatever I want!
BTW, that`s Canada`s typical response: tax it until it goes away (or it becomes a cash cow for the goverment)
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Male 462
I`m in Brazil, I can download just whatever I want :)
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Female 263
If they can find you by searching songs that they care about, and basicly seeing who has them, then what if you just dont share your files?
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Male 47
^Oh look, someone who knows^ yes, get a firewall, you will be fine.
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Female 3,562
The truth is, everything you ever do on the internet ever can easily be tracked through your IP. Without some serious hacking skills, there`s really no way around it. I simply believe in the power of the masses, in that everyone is openly pirating, and as long as you don`t stand out you can`t be targeted. Some people may get caught, but the f-in RIAA will never end pirating entirely.
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Male 820
whats worse. people who shout `first post`, or the other idiots who double post?
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Female 395
also ... ` id love to stay and chat , but you`re a total bitch` and its the fifthhhhhhhh post !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Female 395
what the duece ,,,,,,,,, its the 4th post !!!!! giddidy.. giddidy .... im lost ... send me a map !!!!!! i dont get it !!!!! "shrugs shoulders" ... and my Mosttttt fave line of alllllllllllll... `better get a bucket, im going to throw up ` !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Male 630
Wow. He called first post, and didn`t even wait for people to call him gay.

Brilliant!

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Female 266
Lol your icon is Vincent and your name is Laguna, cool! lol atleast I think that is vincent?!
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Male 10
first post of my life, i am gay
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Female 2,244
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