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File-Sharers Look To VPNs To Overcome Pirate Bay Ban

Postby sunnyd » Wed May 02, 2012 9:23 pm

Story : http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17922214

Young people are increasingly turning to virtual private networks (VPNs) to anonymise their free sharing of music and movies, a new study has suggested.

Sweden's Lund University indicated that there had been a 40% rise in the number of 15 to 25-year-olds using such services since 2009.

Many believe a clampdown on piracy is behind their rise in popularity.

The Pirate Bay has advised visitors to make use of VPNs. It would be illegal to do so to download pirated files.



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Re: File-Sharers Look To VPNs To Overcome Pirate Bay Ban

Postby bifter » Thu May 03, 2012 3:05 pm

Is it cynical to surmise that TPB would suggest using VPNs as they own one? And where do 15 year olds get €5/month for VPNs anyway? I guess it's the cost of one ("cheap") CD. :tinfoilhat:

There are plenty of free methods of accessing TPB!
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