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  • Ask LH: Is Usenet Safer Than BitTorrent?
    Title image remixed from Leremy (Shutterstock). First off, BitTorrent and Usenet are both pretty safe provided you’re not downloading anything illegal and we don’t condone you use either for anything else. That said, you can face problems even if you ...
    04/27/2012 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • Is Usenet Safer than BitTorrent?
    First off, BitTorrent and Usenet are both pretty safe provided you're not downloading anything illegal and we don't condone you use either for anything else. That said, you can face problems even if you aren't doing anything illegal—like ISPs ...
    04/27/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Is Usenet Safer than BitTorrent?
    First off, BitTorrent and Usenet are both pretty safe provided you're not downloading anything illegal and we don't condone you use either for anything else. That said, you can face problems even if you aren't doing anything illegal—like ISPs throttling ...
    04/26/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Unison: Making Sense of Usenet
    The popular arguments online currently suggest that Usenet is currently one of the safer havens for pirates ... As further proof, run a Google News search for “bittorrent” and check out the tons of articles that show up and contrast that with the ...
    09/5/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Usenet use grows exponentially
    Newsgroups have been around since the 1970s as a source of information and file sharing and many argue today that it is safer and faster than BitTorrent. Since the company increased retention levels to 240 days, growth has accelerated. "During September ...
    12/28/2008 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • R.I.P Usenet: 1980-2008
    CorinneI writes "In a way inconceivable in today's marketplace, Usenet was where people once went to talk — in days before the profit-centric Internet we have today. The series of bulletin boards called 'newsgroups' shared by thousands of computers ...
    07/30/2008 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bypass Blocked Usenet
    Have you heard of P2P file transfer software called BitTorrent? Finally, there's always buying your ... Using a proxy with SSL is an even safer bet, as this will encrypt the transfer -- ISP's can't detect what you are transferring. You should check with ...
    06/26/2008 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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