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Re: dmca takedown, was: Recommended VPS ISPs?
On Mon, 9 Aug 2010, Sven Olaf Kamphuis wrote:
alternatively, one could simply deny all traffic and only allow the "known
protocols" as people seeding bittorrent over tor are wasting available
bandwidth for something that by itself isn't anonymous anyway as their client
includes "their" "real" ip (well some do anyway ;)
I tried allowing only 80 and 443 for a while, and still got DMCA notices.
Through trial and error, I think I've figured out that they were often
getting my exit node IP by scraping the public torrent trackers. I've been
rejecting common public tracker IPs in my exit policy for a few months, and
it's dropped my volume of DMCA complaints a lot.