A local pirate warns (via email-he must have 3G on his ship):
So I got a notice from Surewest that they had detected that I downloaded, specifically, Game of Thrones over bit torrent and they advised that they would monitor for copyright infringement and would terminate service for anyone that is caught abusing the service in perpetuating copyright infringement. Just an FYI. I don’t know what makes GoT special as opposed to all the other shows, but just be careful. No more pay channel torrents for me.
The other local angle to this is that Ashwin Navin, a co-founder of BitTorrent Inc., is totally from Sacramento.
5 thoughts on “Takedown is coming!”
Hmmm….isn’t like it’s Stallone’s Expendables … Good to know anyway. Like I need to be more paranoid …
Ashwin pirated before the Internet was cool. Whilst at Jesuit, he gave his counselor a copy of PageMaker.
Encrypt your downloads. All of them. SW still sees the amount of data, but their packet sniffers can’t read it. If they ask, just tell them you like your Netflix movies to be very secure, and do they have a problem with that?
What kind of moron would use bittorrent without peerblocking?
I am pretty sure peerblocking alone can’t prevent your ISP from knowing that you downloaded something.