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For anonymity, I personally run a Linux VM off of a ramdisk, using Tor from within a Windows VM running a soft VPN. My speeds are absolutely terrible, but seeing as I would be torrenting, and the seeds are there, downloads are about 2MB (byte, not bit) at the most.
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post #22 of 25
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Reading some of the threads on how gamers are getting strikes for downloading mods and such makes me want to just say screw it...can't say that an extra 80 mbps is worth having to dodge this crap all the time. Having to put a VPN on everything I do and taking a hit to my speed (and wallet), again...is it even worth it

i play wow on my vpn and get 50-150ms, i'm on east coast playing on a west coast server. My vpn runs me around 27 euros for almost 6 months. It's not a significant hit or even just 5 euros for a month. Most are cheap like that and you can test one out for a month, don't like it move on. I can turn my vpn on/off with a click, it's purdy convenient.
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post #23 of 25
No matter what method you use, VPN, Tor etc, you're still connecting to the internet through your ISP. And as such they (your ISP) can and still sees how much bandwidth you're using.
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post #24 of 25
aye the point is to encrypt your traffic so they have to actually care to see what kind of traffic you're passing. and the search was more for the guy saying your isp can't get around a vpn or proxy.
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post #25 of 25
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For anonymity, I personally run a Linux VM off of a ramdisk, using Tor from within a Windows VM running a soft VPN. My speeds are absolutely terrible, but seeing as I would be torrenting, and the seeds are there, downloads are about 2MB (byte, not bit) at the most.

You torrent over Tor? You monster...
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