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post #11 of 41
If you wish to remain somewhat anonymous, use Utorrent. There is a setting in there to force encryption. It's disabled by default. There is also a setting which will allow you to report a different IP to the torrent's tracker. Use Peer Block.

Use OpenDNS to resolve websites as well. This bypasses your ISP's default DNS lookup.
Edited by slngsht - 4/11/11 at 8:23am
post #12 of 41
pay for a private VPN.

www.hidemyass.com

and NO there is no way to eavesdrop on a VPN..
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For truly secure torrenting, get a seedbox.
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Originally Posted by slngsht;13084000 
If you wish to remain somewhat anonymous, use Utorrent. There is a setting in there to force encryption. It's disabled by default. There is also a setting which will allow you to report a different IP to the torrent's tracker. Use Peer Block.

Use OpenDNS to resolve websites as well. This bypasses your ISP's default DNS lookup.

Exactly what he said.
post #15 of 41
The safest way to torrent is to not do it, period. That's the only way to make sure you don't fall victim to all the "what if" scenarios you're afraid of.

As others have stated, there's nothing illegal about having a torrent client on your computer at all. There's also nothing illegal about using that client to get non-copyrighted or publicly free material. Torrents are a very useful way of distributing data among users.
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post #16 of 41
Yeah, like others have already said the only way for your data to stay confidential is for you to encrypt your data flow. You've got to use a overt method of tunneling the bittorrent protocol within a secure channel. Simple tunneling without encryption can be inspected using application layer firewalls.
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post #17 of 41
look for megaupload or fileserve links for whatever you want to dl.
post #18 of 41
I don't understand why people always try and protect themselves from torrenting. If you're worried about getting caught, you're obviously not downloading legitimate software that isn't pirated. If you're torrenting legitimate software and your ISP goes after you, you have every right to fight back and you WILL win because it is legitimate software.
post #19 of 41
What if?

It sounds like you're masking that you will use the help to pirate.

If whatever you download is legal, it's legal. It's in black and white.
post #20 of 41
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Originally Posted by kaivorth;13083951 
Like I said, I don't even want my ISP knowing I have the software on my computer. One of those "What If" scenarios.

scrap your lan card and turn off monitor, but don't stop paying to your ISP so they won't be suspicious.
My god, is it real? 0.o
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