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I have gotten something similar from Comcast 3 times now in the past year. From what I have gathered it's some generic automated email they send out when your downloads reach a certain limit. I never got any until I set up netflix for my kids and wife. I got two the first two months from all of the streaming and such. Then I got one last month when I took some time off work lol.

I called about the last letter this time around, and the rep I talked to pretty much said don't worry about it at all and and confirmed my question about it being automated.
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post #62 of 92
OP what you need to do is respond to the letter:

"Dear [ISP Name],
Come at me bro."
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post #63 of 92
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
OP what you need to do is respond to the letter:

"Dear [ISP Name],
Come at me bro."
The ISP is the middleman. That wouldn't do anything.
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post #64 of 92
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
OP what you need to do is respond to the letter:

"Dear [ISP Name],
Come at me bro."

I laughed.
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post #65 of 92
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shredicus;13054799 
Wow, nice work. Didn't really OCN had recently installed a Gestapo.

As I said before, just trying to keep someone from mistakenly talking about possible piracy related things, thinking they'd be safe from forum rules because it was in the form of a "Private" Message.
Quote:
Torrents are not exclusively used to pirate content. Some people just have an aversion to having their download usage being monitored. I run peerblock 24/7 and don't use torrents for piracy, but it's interesting seeing all the miscellaneous connection attempts. Like what business does an Arab Petroleum company have on my system?

just downloaded Unigine Sanctuary from a torrent, please dont ban me

Torrents have their legitimate uses, but when people start saying things like "I can't tell you about ______ here, PM me" I don't think it's unreasonable to suspect that they might not be talking about Linux distros or benchmark programs.
    
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post #66 of 92
Stop torrenting, there are faster and safer ways of getting files.
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post #67 of 92
Got a few from comcast, theyre just idle threats but comcast cant PROOVE anything, just that someone used my IP to download illegal things. Nothing a magnet wipe cant fix
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post #68 of 92
ive never gotten that letter and i used to pirate pretty heavily back when i had no money.

id say its an idle threat, i mean, most ISP's will not sell you out because they want your buisness
 
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post #70 of 92
I remember when torrenting just came out and I got a letter much like that one. That happen years ago and, *knocks on wood*, I havent been charged with piracy and copyright infringment.
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