October 11, 2007
P2P-ers: Use a Blocklist

Nice article on ars technica saying how you should use a blocklist or you will be tracked... 100% of the time if you're on P2P networks.

# If you don't use a blocklist, you will be tracked. Every one of the researchers' test clients that did not use a blocklist soon connected to an IP address found within those lists. It turns out that 12 to 17 percent of all IP addresses on the network belonged to these blocklisted ranges.

I'd never advocate piracy or copyright infringement, but if you are one of those evil pirates, an interesting read which will make you shutdown your torrent client until you install a blocklist of some sort. The only ones I really know of are:

Anyone know of different/better ones they want to share?

Posted by Arcterex at October 11, 2007 08:11 AM