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Windows 7: So, I got an notice from my ISP for downloading torrent

04 Nov 2009   #41

Windows 7, Linux

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheTeZ View Post
i believe it is the file you download, not that you download. They cant yell at you for dling torrents. what if you run linux? you need to dl them! microsoft has plenty of torrents. many reasons. A friend of mine dl'd autocad and got a notice, there are plenty of torrents out there that have ... bogus trackers in them, and if a company alerts your isp your isp is going to get in touch with you.

Exactly, see it's a gray area... The ISP wants to provide privacy, but they don't want to condone illegal acts. So if an IP/MAC address gets flagged and reported then they talk to you. On a global scale the ISP doesn't give a rats ass about piracy, because they shouldn't have to be snooping around they aren't any lawn enforcement. But as I said earlier, you can't hide from them either.

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04 Nov 2009   #42


i am the same it is not right the person(s) that created the content deserve the money and i have not heard of a isp doing that?
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05 Nov 2009   #43

Windows 7 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by apdunshiz View Post
I use utorrent, and yeah, i download some ****, and i got a notice from my isp for what i downloaded and that if i dload again, i get suspended, etc...whatever..

Is there any ways of not getting "noticed" for download torrents?

I had encryption enabled in utorrent, but the tracker was the cause of this notice.
Yea, don't download illegal ****... Then you won't get a piracy notice. Pretty simple actually.

Now if the torrents were legal files, like a linux distro or a video podcast or something, then you should tell them to **** off.
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