[tor-talk] P2P Data Not Private, But It Could Be
rerushg at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 01:39:14 UTC 2013
Interesting article by Bennett Haselton in Slashdot today. I mention
here for those who may have missed it:
"/A court rules that law enforcement did not improperly 'search'
defendants' computers by downloading files that the computers were
sharing via P2P software. This seems like a reasonable ruling, but such
cases may become rare if P2P software evolves to the point where all
downloads are routed anonymously through other users' computers."
Another interesting point:
/"Bandwidth continues to get faster and cheaper. Today, if you download
a 100-megabyte file by routing your download through three other users'
computers, it will usually be much slower and more inconvenient than if
you'd downloaded the file directly. In a few years, you won't notice the
It's a good read; probably worth a few minutes.
I'd post the link but that creeps some folks out. Just go to Slashdot
(.org) and look for it. Posted today (11/14). Title same as subject line
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