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How File Sharing Reveals Your Identity

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How file sharing programs use direct connections to download/upload, making your identity available to spies
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Hits: 9437 | Favorites: 19 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.9 | Category: Technology | Date: 02/05/2006
 
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julia__m
Female, 13-17, Western US
 36 Posts
Sunday, April 23, 2006 7:23:02 PM
oh jeepers. this makes me paranoid.

lonepoet
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 7460 Posts
Saturday, February 11, 2006 2:02:50 AM
wow. that was imformative

LazyMe484
Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Saturday, February 11, 2006 1:01:46 AM
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.


Game_MP
Male, 13-17, Australia
 431 Posts
Friday, February 10, 2006 4:55:57 AM
I'm in Australia, there is nothing like that that i have heard of

thebeanbag
Male, 13-17, Southern US
 156 Posts
Monday, February 6, 2006 11:05:07 PM
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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