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Old 06-02-2007, 11:14 AM   #1
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I have two questions about this site. Is? it iiegal to download files? And, what are the chances of downloading a virus through a file? Thanks
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Old 06-02-2007, 11:29 AM   #2
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Which site?? There are hundreds of BitTorrent sites.

It's only illegal to download the files if they're copyrighted. This means most movies, music, software, etc.

It's very possible to get a virus using BitTorrent, but I'd say much less likely than by using P2P software such are Kazaa, Limewire, or Ares.
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:02 PM   #3
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The software isnt, but downloading copywrited material is (which most of it is).

After 3 years of using torrents, I have only came across a few trojans which are easy to get rid of if you know what you are doing.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:30 PM   #4
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ya most are virus free but bit torrent is legal just like limewire. what most people use it for isnt. this is one thing that most people dont get. i have used limewire for the "legal" things all the time. my brothers friend couldnt find some xbox halo 2 mods that we had. i put them under our shared folder in limewire he downloaded them from us. i have also done this with a million other things that i download legaly and the only things my friends know how to do is use lime wire and WMP lol. im just lazy so i share my version and they download that.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:32 PM   #5
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If you have a good antivirus program, you'll be fine. I've only caught one trojan but that was from limewire. I've used utorrent for over a year and never caught a trojan or any other malware from it.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:32 PM   #6
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i use to torrent a lot but since my isp caught me and gave me a warning i only download from a private forum or some german site
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i use to torrent a lot but since my isp caught me and gave me a warning i only download from a private forum or some german site
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:57 PM   #8
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yea but jokes on them, i pee'd in an envelope and sent it to them
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yea but jokes on them, i pee'd in an envelope and sent it to them
Oh, nice. I just hope you didn't leave a return address.
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yea but jokes on them, i pee'd in an envelope and sent it to them
LMFAO!

You shoulda took a dump in it.

Be like Download this B!tc4!
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