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Postby Jrrtt37 » Sat Jan 01, 2005 6:40 pm

can anyone give me a review/info on bit torrents?

i've been using Ircspy.com to get files and programs that i need. just the usual stuff. and they have a advertisment for their sister site http://www.torrentspy.com/ and i've downloaded a file and it works, but is it really safe?

any help?
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Postby Nathan » Sat Jan 01, 2005 11:48 pm

dude, ive been using torrents for the past few months... its awesome! my original source of torrents is now closed though. (suprnova.org) but there are others (torrentreactor.to, isohunt.com, so on...) and yes, so far i havent gotten any viruses and they are awesome.
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Postby Anthony » Sun Jan 02, 2005 11:36 am

Torrents are less safe then other forums of P2P because it's a piece of cake for the RIAA/MIAA to get your IP...

As far as a virus goes though... As long as the site is legit your not going to get a virus ever.
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Postby Jrrtt37 » Mon Jan 03, 2005 8:56 pm

i rarely download music, but i did notice that i had the IP of everyone that i was associated to at the time of the download, didn't like that, i was using IRCspy.com and going through mIRC and figured that was the safest, for security, IP wise with RIAA and what not.
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Postby Robpol86 » Mon Jan 03, 2005 9:18 pm

irc is the safest to use when you're the client
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Postby greydaze » Tue Jan 04, 2005 6:11 pm

You do know supernova is only down temporarily right?
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Postby Anthony » Tue Jan 04, 2005 6:33 pm

But their not coming back with torrents - at least not bit torrents.

But SuprNova sucks anyways.
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Postby Nathan » Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:58 pm

im all into isohunt now. does anyone know of a better one?
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Postby greydaze » Wed Jan 05, 2005 2:40 pm

I thought they were doing their own peer to peer torrent network...
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Postby Anthony » Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:25 pm

greydaze wrote:I thought they were doing their own peer to peer torrent network...


Isn't that what I said?... Or at least wouldn't a post with more words have said such?
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Postby greydaze » Wed Jan 05, 2005 4:30 pm

yeah... but i got a lot on my mind now :) can't help it :p
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Postby BigHead » Thu Jan 06, 2005 1:57 am

my favorite torrent site (not suprnova) got shut down also :sad:
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