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Re: Bittorrent

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 09:21:30AM +0100, Marco Bonetti wrote:
> On Mon, February 16, 2009 22:17, Ted Smith wrote:
> > Yes, I believe the proper way to do so is to use Tor as the tracker
> > proxy, but conduct actual data transfer "in the clear". Or at least,
> > that's what I've seen on this list in the past. Would anyone like to
> > correct me?
> it's also possible to run an "all-torified" bittorrent swarm (both peers
> and tracker) and more, see the instructions on the azureus site:
> http://azureus.sourceforge.net/doc/AnonBT/Tor/howto_0.5.htm
You definitely shouldn't do that, since the tor-network is not capable 
of such a huge traffic-amount through P2P with bittorrent these days. 

By downloading with bittorrent via Tor, you take away the bandwidth 
from the people who really need it for browsing the web safely.