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See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

The best things in life are free, or so it is said. But when it comes to
P2P file sharing, what was once thought to have been free may have come
with a price.

See What You Share On P2P is a site devoted to showcasing all sorts of
files that were 'found' on P2P networks. Most files featured are fairly
embarrassing, and were obviously not meant to be shared. Be it a bank
statement, a letter of apology to a loved one, or a $280,000 promissory
note, these files make great reading for the nosey, while providing a cold
reminder of the risks involved in some P2P networks.


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Re: See What You Share on P2P.... *YIKES!!*

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Yep, can recall being warned about the ability of snooping several years ago with P2P. This is the 1st hard evidence I've seen. Apparently all these 'Firewalls' including ZoneAlarm cannot help since you apparently authorize access.

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Yup, if you know a kid in your neighborhood, casually ask him to show you the wonders of Kaaza. When he starts it for you, ask him to look for a "song" called "*.doc" It will scour the world for all the shared Microsoft Word documents it can find. Have him download some of the more interesting looking ones, and then read them for giggles and grins. Then be glad you don't have your computer open to the world...

Some people when they install these file sharing utilities have no idea that they've set their entire C: drive to shared.


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(NT) (NT) oops! i thought it meant 'documentary' ;-)

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