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mknabster1
3 Silver

Torrents

Simple question, is downloading from a torrent illegal? I know a whole bunch of people who use them, and they have reccommended me to do so also. Same with an indexing service. Can anyone give me some intel on these things?
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dcgtls
4 Germanium

Re: Torrents

Using a torrent site is not an issue. What you decide to download could be illegal. What were you thinking about downloading?

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mknabster1
3 Silver

Re: Torrents

Actually i don't even know what i want to download yet, or even what they have. I am really new to this, it's just as soon as i saw peer to peer networking on some of the software sites, i thought it might be illegal. And then my friends say that the dwonload time takes a long time, do you know anything about that?
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dcgtls
4 Germanium

Re: Torrents

Torrents are a great tool. alot of software companies are using them so that they do not have to pay for all of the extra bandwidth. They are only as fast as the slowest download link. There are alot of legal downloads available but if you think that what you are going to download may be questionable then just use common sense as to whether or not to get it.

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mknabster1
3 Silver

Re: Torrents

Alrighty, well, thanks for your help!
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Sidhupaji
1 Copper

Re: Torrents

Try some of the VPN which are for torrenting purposes along with P2P Sharing. 

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