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Response to Mason Kennedy (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 10:06 PM

16. There seem to be many ways around Six Strikes:

http://blogs.computerworld.com/internet/21817/six-ways-pirates-can-get-around-coming-six-strikes

While not advocating piracy and I’m certainly not an expert on pirating, there seem to be many ways around Six Strikes—other than don’t pirate.

1. Since Six Strikes targets BitTorrent users, they should use a VPN or anonymizing proxy service—only 16% of file-sharers hide their IP now. Apparently even some FBI pirates don’t bother with hiding IPs, even though the FBI warns that pirating is a serious, not victimless, crime.

2. Switch over to Usenet or a similiar site.

3. Download from a free file-hosting service such as one listed in Google results that the RIAA is so vehemently opposed to.

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