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How to Download Torrents Anonymously and Not Get Caught
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How to download torrents safely without getting caught

Back in those days it was the wild west -- where anything goes. Your chances of getting caught downloading movies or music were pretty slim. But, file sharing became more widespread and everyone started doing it.

The movie and record companies started cracking down. Some people were taken to court, fined, and even put in jail. Follow these instructions to make sure that this doesn't happen to you. The good news is that you can still download but, you have to be smarter about how you do it. You read that correctly. This is how most people get busted for downloading. In the past nobody knew that you were downloading stuff. But, all of that has changed. The movie and music companies pay companies to monitor file sharing networks now.

These companies join the file sharing network and keep track of who is downloading what. If they see you downloading a movie or a music file they will send a report to your Internet provider. Your Internet provider will then send you what is known as a "take down notice". This is basically an email saying: If you don't stop sharing the file they will send you more emails. Each one will sound scarier than the previous one.

In the past you could get hundreds of these emails and nothing would really be done to you. But, all that is about to change. The US is working to implement a "six strikes" policy. It is expected to become operational in February Internet providers will start to warn BitTorrent pirates. You will be given " six strikes ".

Basically, what this means is that the free ride is over. You can still continue to download files but you will have to spend some money to protect yourself. If you don't protect yourself you could end up spending tens of thousands of dollars in fines, lose your Internet connection, or even go to jail!

Here is how you can protect yourself and download safely: What is a proxy? A proxy is a way to hide yourself. Instead of seeing your computer they see the proxy computer. They can't tell where your traffic is going to or coming from. This helps to hide your identity when downloading movies or music on the Internet. Here's a small graphic which explains how it works: The idea is that "Bob" never knows who "Alice" is because he never gets to talk to her directly.

He talks to the proxy. The proxy relays the messages back and forth. If you were downloading pirated movies, the only one who would know this would be the proxy server. If anyone else was spying on your conversation, they would simply see you talking to the proxy. They wouldn't be able to find out who the proxy server was talking to. This is how a proxy server can protect your privacy and allow you to download anonymously.

Here's how to protect yourself with a proxy server: Sign up and pay them money. They charge a fee to protect your privacy and anonymize your Internet traffic. This might only be a few dollars a month. You can probably save more by paying for a year.

But, the money you spend will be a lot cheaper than the cost of paying fines, going to court, losing your Internet connection, or going to jail if you get sued by the movie or music companies. Configure your downloading program example: Bittorrent to use the proxy service. This way all of your Internet traffic will be sent through the proxy when you are downloading.

This will protect your privacy and allow you to be anonymous. Each proxy service will give you specific instructions on how to configure your program to use their service. Here are some proxy servers that you can use: What is a "seedbox"? It's different than a proxy server in that it physically resides somewhere else. When you use a proxy server, your Internet traffic goes through a 3rd party service. You still download the movies or music to your computer.

You just use the proxy to hide your identity. Check out this graphic: Notice how your home computer never connects to the download site directly. This is the purpose of the seedbox. You queue up files to download from the pirate movie or music site. Then, you connect to the seedbox later and download the files to your computer. From your Internet provider's point of view it looks like regular Internet traffic. They have no idea what you're downloading.

If any 3rd party company tries to spy on you or trace the downloads to you -- it will fail. The best they can do would be to track the download back to the seedbox. And if that gets shut down, you can sign up for a new one. A proxy download might take 2 or 3 hours but, if you have a seedbox, you could see 2 or 3 minute downloads. There are many seedbox and VPN offerings out there. Others are super-fast, dedicated servers which cost hundreds. It all depends on what you are looking for.

A lot of the high-end seedbox servers or VPNs assume that you're very computer savvy. A great Seedbox site which is easy for beginners and advanced users is: PulsedBox runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux and associates itself with. You just download the. Then, you can use a program like FTP to get the file from the seedbox to your local machine. Here's how Pulsed Media works: Sometimes they have cheaper packages available. After your account is set up you'll get an email with a link to download PulsedBox.

Install it on your computer, open the program, and log in to your Pulsed Media account. Find something that you want to download and click the button to download the. Typically, the servers are located in France or the Netherlands or Finland. The file will download directly from the Bitorrent site to the server in Europe. No files are being downloaded to your computer. If your Internet provider is spying on you they will not see you downloading anything. Tor is a tool that lets you browse the Internet anonymously.

You can use Tor to download torrents without getting caught. You just need to install it on your system and change your connection settings depending on the torrent software you are using. To configure Tor to work with your torrent software, just change the proxy server settings.

Set the proxy IP address to Check the screenshot below for more details. BTGuard gives you anonymous IP address and encrypts your downloads which is very useful when downloading torrent files. Not even your ISP would now what you are doing.

It is very easy to use and powerful. It encrypts your Internet connection and in order to protect your privacy you will be provided with an anonymous IP. Private Internet Access website. You can hide your IP and location by just installing the software called Safejumper and then connect via VPN and proxy. It offers access to premium network of VPN servers that are located all around the world making possible to hide your real IP and location from everyone.

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