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Re: BitTorrent - can it be blocked?
Was it real MPAA warning?
I've received one of phishing E-mail claiming MPAA before...
On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 22:28:31 -0500 (EST), Quentin Smith
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> I came home today to find a rather unpleasant e-mail sitting in my inbox.
> It was a DMCA Complaint from the MPAA, for "CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, THE". I
> scratched my head for a few minutes, trying to figure out if I had
> downloaded that movie on my server. I was really quite sure that I hadn't
> downloaded it, or any movies at all. I wondered if they might have
> misidentified a legitimate torrent. Then it dawned on me - with the recent
> talk about BitTorrent over tor, it probably was someone using BitTorrent
> over tor. I've temporarily changed my configuration to ExitPolicy reject
> *:*, until I can figure out a more precise way of blocking BitTorrent.
> I'd very much like to continue running a tor server, but I can't afford to
> do it if I'm going to receive DMCA Takedown notices.
> Has anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions?
> - --Quentin
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