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Discussion in 'General Security' started by VictorBrowne, Aug 28, 2016.

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  1. VictorBrowne

    VictorBrowne Thread Starter

    Aug 14, 2016
    If I torrent 2-3 movies a year and 3-4 books is it worth it for me to get a VPN? Also, should I be at all worried about streaming movies online?
  2. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

    Aug 27, 2003
    As clearly stated in our rules, we do not provide any assistance with torrents. I will however leave this open to answer your second question regarding streaming movies only.
  3. Phantom010

    Phantom010 Trusted Advisor

    Mar 9, 2009
    If you're referring to illegal streaming services, yes you should be worried. Like torrents, they can get you infected. Stick with services like Netflix and you'll be fine.
  4. zx10guy

    zx10guy Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Mar 30, 2008
    Not to mention the DMCA law pushed through by the RIAA/MPAA provides them full authority to monitor and track illegal streaming/downloading activities of copyrighted material on the Internet. This includes them being able to ask ISP for log data to support any legal action they want to take against you or to request ISPs to terminate your Internet service if you ignore any warnings to cease and desist.
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