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Limewire v.s. BitLord

by summerian / September 8, 2006 9:55 AM PDT

Which one's better for music?

Thanks very much.

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Frankly neither.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2006 2:03 PM PDT
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(NT) (NT) Can I get actually get viruses from downloading bittorr
by summerian / September 10, 2006 9:01 AM PDT
In reply to: Frankly neither.
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by John.Wilkinson / September 10, 2006 9:41 AM PDT

Just like you can contract a virus from downloading strange software from websites, you can contract viruses by downloading files using torrents. It doesn't really matter how you acquire software (on CD, direct download, FT transfer, e-mail, etc), if it's infected then it's infected.

The idea is to only download known, legal software from known, trusted sources to minimize the risk of an infected download, and even then be sure to have security software installed and ready to go.


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by summerian / September 11, 2006 9:50 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes...

What are "trusted sources" for bittorrents.

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None found yet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 11, 2006 10:43 AM PDT
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While we use bit torrents to get our Open Office, Linux and such I have yet to find any legitimate music downloads there.

Have you?


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