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Torrentspy Acts to Protect Privacy

Sorry, but because you are located in the USA you cannot use the search features of the Torrentspy.com website.Torrentspy's decision to stop accepting US visitors was NOT compelled by any Court but rather an uncertain legal climate in the US regarding user privacy and an apparent tension between US and European Union privacy laws.

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Happened to me too...there has to be a way around it I'm sure. How to do it, I'm stuck on. I was going to download the latest slackware iso and I got that message <_<

EDIT: when I was in school using Tor to bypass the firewall, I noticed that most of the time Tor would take me to the european version of the site I was trying to view. Maybe that will work? Not sure though, I dont use Tor on my home box. Also, they really shouldn't just block out US citizens just because we live in a country where something protected by copyright or because of our privacy laws. They should still let us search for things, and if it is copyright protected, then block us out at least. I mean hell, the way they have it you can't download shit whether it's normally free or not (such as linux distros)

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Torrentspy Acts to Protect Privacy

Sorry, but because you are located in the USA you cannot use the search features of the Torrentspy.com website.Torrentspy's decision to stop accepting US visitors was NOT compelled by any Court but rather an uncertain legal climate in the US regarding user privacy and an apparent tension between US and European Union privacy laws.

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They did it for your safety.

Happened to me too...there has to be a way around it I'm sure. How to do it, I'm stuck on. I was going to download the latest slackware iso and I got that message <_<

EDIT: when I was in school using Tor to bypass the firewall, I noticed that most of the time Tor would take me to the european version of the site I was trying to view. Maybe that will work? Not sure though, I dont use Tor on my home box. Also, they really shouldn't just block out US citizens just because we live in a country where something protected by copyright or because of our privacy laws. They should still let us search for things, and if it is copyright protected, then block us out at least. I mean hell, the way they have it you can't download shit whether it's normally free or not (such as linux distros)

1.) Torrentspy is known for pirate materials. You won't be finding too many linux distros on there. Plus, just go to the vendor website. They have dedicated trackers for it.

2.) Searching could easily prove you had "intent" to commit copyright infringement. They did it for your safety, so stop crying.

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There's like a hundred other public torrent trackers. Just use them instead!

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Happened to me too...there has to be a way around it I'm sure. How to do it, I'm stuck on. I was going to download the latest slackware iso and I got that message <_<

EDIT: when I was in school using Tor to bypass the firewall, I noticed that most of the time Tor would take me to the european version of the site I was trying to view. Maybe that will work? Not sure though, I dont use Tor on my home box. Also, they really shouldn't just block out US citizens just because we live in a country where something protected by copyright or because of our privacy laws. They should still let us search for things, and if it is copyright protected, then block us out at least. I mean hell, the way they have it you can't download shit whether it's normally free or not (such as linux distros)

Dont encourage users to leech using tor as it extremely bad for the network and ruins it for everyone else as it will utilise alot of bandiwdth.

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someone said--

"apparently they were bought out by a website that has ties with the RIAA ...btw stay away from bushtorrent . com and dont use azureus vuze or any version of utorrent higher than 1.6 ...the RIAA have infiltrated those programs aswell."

is this true?

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someone said--

"apparently they were bought out by a website that has ties with the RIAA ...btw stay away from bushtorrent . com and dont use azureus vuze or any version of utorrent higher than 1.6 ...the RIAA have infiltrated those programs aswell."

is this true?

No....I wanna say the RIAA/MPAA subpoenaed them.

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They're in litigation with the MAFIAA right now. Personally, even though I don't have the access problems you guys have with regards to the site, I still wouldn't use it. They /will/ lose their case, and they /will/ turn over their log files.

As for the newer Azureus/uTorrent versions somehow being compromised - that's just BS my friend.

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the sweet thing about open source software is that it can't be infiltrated. i mean, it can, but all you have to do to find out is look at the source code. and sure, most people don't look at the source code or even compile their software from source- but some people do, and if the RIAA put a backdoor in a popular open source bittorrent client, it would be big news.

and yeah, i tried it, tor works to get around their US block. wirefire, i think it's fine to use tor to get around the block on the torrentspy website, as long as you don't use it through your actual bittorrent client. torrentspy blocked US ips to protect their own asses, which is fine, because all it takes is a simple proxy server to get around.

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umm yeah TorrentSpy lost to MPAA about their email server being hacked into, by an ex-business partner that had all email sent htough torrentspy mail servers go to his gmail account which he had a fake name among other things. so yea MPAA pretty much bought the judge out on it.

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Dont encourage users to leech using tor as it extremely bad for the network and ruins it for everyone else as it will utilise alot of bandiwdth.

You will find that downloading the respective torrent file only isn't a problem. Tor was created for both increased anonymity and circumvention of such things. I'd think it's a good fit.

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They're in litigation with the MAFIAA right now. Personally, even though I don't have the access problems you guys have with regards to the site, I still wouldn't use it. They /will/ lose their case, and they /will/ turn over their log files.

As for the newer Azureus/uTorrent versions somehow being compromised - that's just BS my friend.

"no its true i read it on one of the trackers i visit ...utorrent 1.7 sends your ip straight to a RIAA database"

I am not trying to argue with you, I want to inform others.

btw

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They were ordered by a federal judge (holding up a magistrates decision) to start logging and surrendering user information to the MPAA. This is their way of not complying.

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They're in litigation with the MAFIAA right now. Personally, even though I don't have the access problems you guys have with regards to the site, I still wouldn't use it. They /will/ lose their case, and they /will/ turn over their log files.

As for the newer Azureus/uTorrent versions somehow being compromised - that's just BS my friend.

"no its true i read it on one of the trackers i visit ...utorrent 1.7 sends your ip straight to a RIAA database"

I am not trying to argue with you, I want to inform others.

btw

Source plz.

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Who cares about TorrentSpy anyway? There are a million differant PUBLIC trackers out there ... Fuck those .. get yourself TOPSITE AXX ... OMG ... Not hard to get ... And then you just have to worry about 1 person having your shit ...

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Happened to me too...there has to be a way around it I'm sure. How to do it, I'm stuck on. I was going to download the latest slackware iso and I got that message <_<

EDIT: when I was in school using Tor to bypass the firewall, I noticed that most of the time Tor would take me to the european version of the site I was trying to view. Maybe that will work? Not sure though, I dont use Tor on my home box. Also, they really shouldn't just block out US citizens just because we live in a country where something protected by copyright or because of our privacy laws. They should still let us search for things, and if it is copyright protected, then block us out at least. I mean hell, the way they have it you can't download shit whether it's normally free or not (such as linux distros)

Dont encourage users to leech using tor as it extremely bad for the network and ruins it for everyone else as it will utilise alot of bandiwdth.

This is true for now, so what does that mean? everyone needs to start a damn tor server! Now! That way we'll have enough bandwidth to fuck the RIAA/MPAA and they can't do anything about it =).

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Who cares about TorrentSpy anyway? There are a million differant PUBLIC trackers out there ... Fuck those .. get yourself TOPSITE AXX ... OMG ... Not hard to get ... And then you just have to worry about 1 person having your shit ...

I agree this will just cause torrentspy to wither and die while other trackers pick up the slack.

And I've been saying it for years, USE NEWSGROUPS. More secure and faster DL's.

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Who cares about TorrentSpy anyway? There are a million differant PUBLIC trackers out there ... Fuck those .. get yourself TOPSITE AXX ... OMG ... Not hard to get ... And then you just have to worry about 1 person having your shit ...

I agree this will just cause torrentspy to wither and die while other trackers pick up the slack.

And I've been saying it for years, USE NEWSGROUPS. More secure and faster DL's.

You're not supposed to talk about newsgroups.. <_<

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Not NEWSGROUPS ... It is apparent you don't spend as much time in that Scene as I do. I stick to Private Trackers, and Scene AXX. I would not trust a Public tracker even with TOR. Not to mention it would be slower then hell. But I would not use Public Tracker, and that is not just because I want to be an asshole and tell people bullshit. Plus I want to see this talk of your IP being sent directly to RIAA DBs. I found this out:

µtorrent 1.7.2 Leecher Pack with Emu 1.6

- All versions with Emu 1.6 and call home removed! -

Features:

ALL MODS EMULATE µTORRENT 1.6 !!!

µtorrent 1.7.2_mult10_leecher.exe

- upload reported to tracker with multiplicator 10

µtorrent 1.7.2_mult10_seeder.exe

- upload reported to tracker with multiplicator 10

- download not reported to tracker

- you shown as seeder

- complete flag not send to tracker (no snatchlist […]

this is serious if ppl using utorrent 1.7.2 wont show u have downloaded this only seeding

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Torrentspy can die and I won't care, I miss IrcSpy - their superior sister site.

Would gladly dissolve the one to bring back the other.

µtorrent 1.7.2 Leecher Pack with Emu 1.6

this is serious if ppl using utorrent 1.7.2 wont show u have downloaded this only seeding

Leecher-Pack is an instant ban on oink or bitme, fun fun. ShuMod works better with the right settings.

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y dont u just use a Canadian proxy or a proxy of a country that isn't restricted to torrentspy or try isohunt or pirate bay

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Not NEWSGROUPS ... It is apparent you don't spend as much time in that Scene as I do. I stick to Private Trackers, and Scene AXX. I would not trust a Public tracker even with TOR. Not to mention it would be slower then hell. But I would not use Public Tracker, and that is not just because I want to be an asshole and tell people bullshit. Plus I want to see this talk of your IP being sent directly to RIAA DBs. I found this out:

µtorrent 1.7.2 Leecher Pack with Emu 1.6

- All versions with Emu 1.6 and call home removed! -

Features:

ALL MODS EMULATE µTORRENT 1.6 !!!

µtorrent 1.7.2_mult10_leecher.exe

- upload reported to tracker with multiplicator 10

µtorrent 1.7.2_mult10_seeder.exe

- upload reported to tracker with multiplicator 10

- download not reported to tracker

- you shown as seeder

- complete flag not send to tracker (no snatchlist […]

this is serious if ppl using utorrent 1.7.2 wont show u have downloaded this only seeding

Quite simply, use Tor. I use Tor to search the site, but not to download the torrents. Good to see you are still taking people to school around here, Majestic. Don't be a stranger.

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Torrentleech invite only site and bitlord 1.1 to download with :) I got tired of a majority of my downloads from torrentspy came with viruses or were not as described in the torrent (i.e. wrong file, wrong version, no keygen/serial). Their reputation got steadily worse as far as I'm concerned not to mention they are the first to cave incase of legal threat.

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