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Site Offers History of Torrent Downloads By IP

Soulskill posted more than 2 years ago | from the exposing-the-obvious dept.

Privacy 340

tsu doh nimh writes "You may have never heard of youhavedownloaded.com, but if you recently grabbed movies, music or software from online file-trading networks, chances are decent that the site has heard of you. In fact, you may find that the titles you downloaded are now listed and publicly searchable at the site, indexed by your Internet address. So far, youhavedownloaded.com has recorded more than 50 million unique Internet addresses belonging to file-sharing users. The site is searchable by file name and by Internet address. When you visit, it automatically checks and lets you know if your Internet address is in the database."

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an ever scarier site: (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345848)

youhavefirstpost.com

Re:an ever scarier site: (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346120)

Which is prior art to icanhazfirstpost.com

Honeypot? (4, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345854)

Beware all you clickers!

Re:Honeypot? (1)

Beelzebud (1361137) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345894)

That's exactly what I was thinking...

Re:Honeypot? (4, Insightful)

marcosdumay (620877) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346008)

I was thinking on some sort of phishing scam...
Honeypot for catching what? Visiting such a site is not evidence of piracy.

Re:Honeypot? (2)

Vanderhoth (1582661) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346148)

Whether they are recording file-share IPs from torrent downloads or not would be beside the point. The people who are visiting this site would be people who do file-share and my be concerned they'll be sued.

Visiting the site will confirm they're on the list and they'll be "scared straight".

Re:Honeypot? (5, Insightful)

MichaelKristopeit400 (1972448) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346378)

i don't "do file-share"... i visited the site... my current dynamically assigned IP wasn't on the list.

you're an idiot.

Re:Honeypot? (4, Insightful)

sinij (911942) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346514)

I visited site out of curiosity. I don't pirate, yet they say I downloaded a bunch of shows (CSI Miami? Please, who watches that? Well, not me.) I am starting to think that site is not at all legit.

Re:Honeypot? (4, Insightful)

shaitand (626655) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346302)

They don't need evidence they just have send a letter to your ISP saying you are a pirate.

imagination (2)

poetmatt (793785) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346184)

how many of these downloads can they even validate occurred?
how many ip addresses can they even confirm are valid?
oh right, facts. forgot about those things.

Instead, it's some RIAA themed site that says "Hi, Pirate!" at the top of it.

Re:imagination (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346364)

It had a correct listing for me.

Re:imagination (1, Funny)

poetmatt (793785) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346452)

clearly we can all validate the posting of an anonymous person with no claims in it. mod up as funny for sure.

I mean after all, my great grandfather's sister's nephew's uncle's brother must be a reliable source!

sheesh.

Re:Honeypot? (1)

Goaway (82658) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346056)

Honey what?

Re:Honeypot? (4, Funny)

lorenlal (164133) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346102)

That site doesn't care...

Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (2, Funny)

elrous0 (869638) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345860)

The MPAA must really be getting desperate. I guess owning Congress just isn't what it used to be.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (5, Insightful)

InsightIn140Bytes (2522112) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345882)

MPAA? It's just some russian guys. Besides, all of that data is already visible and copyright infringement companies are probably gathering much more data than some guys who made that site.

It's not scare tactics to let you know what data there is out about you. Unless you want to be ignorant and feel happier if you don't know it.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (1)

TheSpoom (715771) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346046)

Those Russian guys are about to get hired.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (5, Informative)

ZackZero (1271592) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345902)

Except there's also a disclaiming "Don't take it seriously" link at the page; essentially, they've only made a proof-of-concept.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (3, Interesting)

dougmc (70836) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345910)

It's a good tactic though. Public shaming has always been effective.

It's likely to be more effective at stopping people than their mass lawsuits have been.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345968)

Those who care about their reputation will just use other locations to download to (library, school, coffee-shop, etc), especially as download speeds continue to increase.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (1)

turbidostato (878842) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346060)

"Those who care about their reputation will just use other locations"

Or better yet, they will live in a saner country where sharing contents is legally supported.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (3, Interesting)

Lashat (1041424) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346464)

Right. Because file sharing policy is the sole dictate of where I should live.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (3, Insightful)

shaitand (626655) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346318)

They should give links to the torrents in question when listing the files downloaded. Then the site would be useful.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (1)

jimmerz28 (1928616) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346450)

Shame cultures just end up creating martyrs, they're more focused on making you (feel) guilty.

Re:Geez, we're down to scare tactics now, huh (2)

ackthpt (218170) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346132)

The MPAA must really be getting desperate. I guess owning Congress just isn't what it used to be.

Probably going to throw the clamps on everyone who ever offered Free Wi-Fi and that wi-fi was used to torrent.

"Mr. Starbucks, you owe us 1 million dollars!" *whisper* *whisper* "make that 100 billion dollars!!"

Not concerned (1)

GameboyRMH (1153867) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346358)

Dynamic IP FTW!

Not so much (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345868)

Hi. We have no records on you. This means you are using a private torrent tracker or, of course, you may not be a torrent user at all!

I use public trackers regularly (three or four times a week) and it's all DVD/BluRay rips or TV show caps. So it looks like this index is a load of crap.

Re:Not so much (4, Interesting)

jedidiah (1196) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345918)

Ditto. This thing pegged me as downloading something from "Lil Wayne" while not correctly identifying the things that I have actually torrented. Although I usually stay away from stuff that RIAA or MPAA have any jurisdiction over.

So they aren't going to publically shame me over downloading Centos? I'm so dissapointed.

Re:Not so much (5, Funny)

Mordok-DestroyerOfWo (1000167) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346050)

I swear, I was downloading Ubuntu for a friend. I'm a Fedora man through and through!

Re:Not so much (4, Interesting)

PerlJedi (2406408) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346082)

I'm with you on that. I was disappointed when I went there and they didn't list all the linux distro's I'm constantly seeding.
I do find it funny though, they do list Pioneer One [pioneerone.tv] . That's right, shame on me for sharing a TV show that was made to be shared.
lol.

Re:Not so much (1)

DurendalMac (736637) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346156)

Well, unless your ISP has given you the same IP address for a long, long time, this site isn't going to be accurate.

Re:Not so much (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346134)

Read the "Contact Us" page. They explain that it's all a joke. The site does nothing.

Re:Not so much (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346348)

It says the site is a joke but the data is real.

Re:Not so much (1)

Ultra64 (318705) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346398)

"So it looks like this index is a load of crap."

Or maybe they don't have the resources to connect to every single torrent tracker in existence?

It had a correct listing for something I downloaded two weeks ago.

Inaccurate (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345874)

I do not live in Marion, North Carolina and did not recently download an 8GB Lord of the Rings related file. I am on a tethered internet connection and that would take weeks.

I guess the whole concept of non-static IP addresses went right over their head?

Re:Inaccurate (5, Insightful)

InsightIn140Bytes (2522112) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345906)

They obviously can't get information about who uses what IP at what times. But don't worry, when court orders come and you're going to be sued, your ISP has that info and will be able to find you.

indexed by your Internet address (5, Funny)

smoothnorman (1670542) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345884)

But my Internet address is not here. It's in Joe's house, that's right next to mine. And in the Kennedy house, and Mrs. Makelin's house, and a hundred others.

Re:indexed by your Internet address (4, Informative)

iluvcapra (782887) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345956)

Obscure, but I got it. [youtube.com]

Re:indexed by your Internet address (4, Funny)

_0xd0ad (1974778) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346070)

With a username like "iluvcapra", I'd certainly hope you got it.

Re:indexed by your Internet address (1)

iluvcapra (782887) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346162)

I'm still waiting for the slashdot post that somehow ties Foxconn workplace abuses to The Bitter Tea of General Yen...

Re:indexed by your Internet address (1)

characterZer0 (138196) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346122)

Not particularly obscure. It is December 12th. Everybody has probably seen that stupid movie half a dozen times already this month on account if it being the only damn thing on TV now.

Re:indexed by your Internet address (1)

Pope (17780) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346510)

Never seen it, don't really plan to either.

Facebook data harvesting tool (5, Interesting)

carlhirsch (87880) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345914)

Well, at least we know how they're monetizing this admittedly slick database; they won't allow you to submit a removal request until you provide your facebook credentials. To even reach the text below, you need to unblock Facebook in NoScript:
______
Removal Request

What’s the matter? You’re brave enough to steal music, movies and programs but only because you thought you weren’t going to get caught? Well whoever told you that was completely wrong and now your information has gone public. Are you afraid of media companies finding out that you’re a pirate or are you afraid of your friends finding out exactly what you’ve been downloading? Whatever your reason may be, the internet is no place for secrets. Even if you use every precaution in the book, there’s always a chance that someone like us will figure out what you’ve been up to. Because, the reality is, if man made it...man will get around it...and man will figure out how to exploit it. It’s just human nature.

Anyway, like we said before, luck is on your side today because we’re actually nicer than we let on. I never said we wouldn’t bust your chops about it, but at least we’re offering you a chance to redeem yourself — The details can be found after logging in to your Facebook account.

Re:Facebook data harvesting tool (5, Interesting)

TheSpoom (715771) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346066)

Said Facebook data will be fed into their publicly available Facebook database, to be released in a week.

So that's how they'll figure out who to sue (5, Insightful)

SuperBanana (662181) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346166)

Well, getting people's personal data voluntarily (well, okay, via semi-blackmail) is one way to reduce the workload for your legal staff.

Seriously, who would be stupid enough to login to facebook and FURTHER link themselves? This is just asking to be sued.

Re:So that's how they'll figure out who to sue (3, Funny)

zill (1690130) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346406)

Well, getting people's personal data voluntarily (well, okay, via semi-blackmail) is one way to reduce the workload for your legal staff.

I just increased their workload by a dozen names:
Oliver Clothesoff
Al Coholic
Jacques Strap
Seymour Butz
Homer Sexual
Mike Rotch
Hugh Jass
Amanda Huggenkiss
Anita Bath
Ivana Tinkle
Maya Buttreek
Yuri Nater

Re:Facebook data harvesting tool (3, Informative)

SirGarlon (845873) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346278)

The details can be found after logging in to your Facebook account.

I know this is Slashdot and most people get it, but for those who don't -- this looks like a form of phishing to get your Facebook password. I'm not a security expert but I imagine they are using a man-in-the-middle attack to log your password while you log in.

This is probably exactly what parent intended to imply.

Blatant honeypot alert! (1)

GameboyRMH (1153867) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346412)

WARNING! Only do this if you are an idiot! Don't unblock / log into Facebook or anything else. Odd that they presume you have an account too.

Zero results (4, Informative)

IANAAC (692242) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345920)

I tried it. Came up with zero results or me. I download a lot too.

I don't do anything out of the ordinary to otherwise secure or anonymize my downloading using either Transmission or Vuze, for what it's worth.

Re:Zero results (5, Funny)

Hadlock (143607) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346086)

Yep (AC here - sorry!) Both myself and my neighbors (we share a connection) are pretty heavy BT users (we use Azureus or "Vuze Classic") and the IP didn't show up anything. We've had the same IP for at least 18 months. Either they're inflating their numbers drastically (who says they aren't lying horribly? This is the MPAA/RIAA after all) or only using encrypted trackers seems to have some effect.

Re:Zero results (5, Funny)

Hadlock (143607) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346114)

Hah. Uh, always hit preview when posting as an AC!

Re:Zero results (1)

mehrotra.akash (1539473) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346314)

How do you submit without hitting preview?
I only get "Preview","Quote parent" and "cancel" buttons

Re:Zero results (2)

_0xd0ad (1974778) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346416)

By disabling the D2 system.

Or right-click "Reply to This" and open it in a new tab, to bypass the Javascript and get the old posting form.

Re:Zero results (1)

Dyinobal (1427207) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346210)

Thank you for posting this Hadlock, we will be sure to use this in your upcoming civil case.

Love,

Media conglomerate.

Re:Zero results (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346370)

You just admitted to a crime and we know who you are. The Federal B.I. will be at your house and you'll rue the day you forgot to check the anonymous box.

missing link to actual users, dynamic IPs, etc (1)

Superken7 (893292) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345922)

"When you visit, it automatically checks and lets you know if your Internet address is in the database."

Except most people don't have a fixed IP reserved for them. Does that mean I'm going to get the "warning" because someone else on my ISP downloaded content? (Yes.)

Nevertheless, it's an interesting tool, but this information is probably useless since you still need to contact the ISP in order to know who actually was using that IP in that given time frame.
Also, keep in mind that this site currently only displays a time frame accurate to a MONTH (e.g. Dec, 2011) as far as I can see.

If they were trying to scare pirates off, well: Avast, thar! I be not scared!

Re:missing link to actual users, dynamic IPs, etc (2)

BagOBones (574735) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346234)

True but they state in there chat area that they store a full time stamp, they just display a vague one. Probably to keep other companies from scraping their database.

Re:missing link to actual users, dynamic IPs, etc (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346276)

I can't wait for this to hit Facebook. Just think of all the "I checked your IP address and you were downloading [insert porn]! We're OVER!" Better yet posting it on your wall that X former friends watches [insert fetish porn] and you can't get rid of it even if you didn't actually download it.

Already defeated... (1)

MurukeshM (1901690) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345926)

... by Tor. I regularly download torrents from behind a draconian campus proxy using Tor. (Yes, I know, the Tor guys don't want us running torrents with it. But I'm too lazy to go looking for other solutions.) I'm "in the clear." :P

Re:Already defeated... (5, Funny)

forkfail (228161) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346034)

Already defeated By-Tor

Yes, the Snow Dog did.

Re:Already defeated... (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346042)

Just so you know, that makes you a giant asshole.

Re:Already defeated... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346074)

... I'm "in the clear." :P

Not anymore, since your comment is not anonymous. And you just confessed your sins in public.

Re:Already defeated... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346152)

Except you have no evidence that his "confession" is even true, or, if it is, what he downloaded.

Re:Already defeated... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346354)

yeah but its piracy, committed by a second class corporation. So evidence doesn't matter, just point, accuse and hysterically shout out an obviously fictitious figure as damages

Re:Already defeated... (1)

GameboyRMH (1153867) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346460)

Use I2P or just go encrypted & peerblocked, your warez downloads are bogging down the connection of people with real problems.

Illegal (5, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38345944)

And if they track any IP address from Switzerland, they are breaking the Swiss data protection laws and can be sued for damages for collecting the IP and breach of privacy.

See http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/09/switzerland-gathering-ip-addresses-from-bittorrent-sites-illegal.ars

What happened to another IP slurper...
"But Switzerland, which is not an EU member, has decided that it can't sanction Logistep's behavior. The country's Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, Hanspeter Thür, took Logistep to court and this week won a major victory. The Federal Supreme Court ruled that IP addresses are in fact personal information and that companies like Logistep can't go about slurping them up for mere civil cases like file-swapping lawsuits. Logistep must cease all current copyright infringement data collection.

In a press release issued yesterday, Thür praised the court's decision. He sees Logistep as trying to "assume tasks clearly in the State's domain." Only the state can violate personal privacy, and only when pursuing criminal cases."

Re:Illegal (1)

Splab (574204) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346214)

Think the same goes for quite a lot of places around Europe; Just checked my own IP and nothing shows up, if it had I'd emailed forbrugerombudsmanden and complained.

Re:Illegal (1)

Wonko the Sane (25252) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346284)

And if they track any IP address from Switzerland, they are breaking the Swiss data protection laws and can be sued for damages for collecting the IP and breach of privacy.

I'm sure that the Russian courts take the enforcement of Swiss data protection laws and civil judgments very seriously.

Don't take it seriously (5, Interesting)

Frederic54 (3788) | more than 2 years ago | (#38345960)

From the site:

The privacy policy, the contact us page — it’s all a joke. We came up with the idea of building a crawler like this and keeping the maintenance price under $300 a month. There was only one way to prove our theory worked — to implement it in practice. So we did. Now, we find ourselves with a big crawler. We knew what it did but we didn’t know how to use it. So we decided to make a joke out of it. That’s the beauty of jokes — you can make them out of anything.

However, if you have a better idea — don’t hesitate to contact us.

Re:Don't take it seriously (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346100)

It's not a joke. It's all about bitcoins!!

On other hand, studying torrent protocols has two sides. We found a very simple way to make peer-to-peer downloads absolutely untraceable. The general idea is somewhat similar to what BitCoins does. That would be a nightmare for the recording industry.

See!! This is another slashvertisement of bitcoins! Except it is subliminal. That's how they get you!

/me puts on double-layer of aluminum undergarments, shiny side out

Re:Don't take it seriously (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346128)

And after what - an hour? the site is already slashdotted..... :)

Re:Don't take it seriously (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346430)

The blog article that Slashdot linked to is slashdotted. The website itself doesn't appear to be.

Do take it seriously (4, Informative)

AceJohnny (253840) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346190)

From the "Contact Us" page (which, among other things, lists a postal address in an Antarctic research base):

This site is a joke. But its data is not.

Funny (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346002)

I've uploaded almost 2 tb and none of my ip's show up. It's either borked or I did better than I thought covering my tracks.
 
I'm paranoid so I'll say it's not accurate.

My Car (4, Funny)

TheNinjaroach (878876) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346026)

Ha! They didn't catch me in the act of downloading my car.

Re:My Car (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346254)

Yeah, but what about the bear? O_o

cool (2)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346032)

now I can see what all the other people who share the DHCP pool at my ISP are downloading

Information wants to be free, right? (1)

s_p_oneil (795792) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346084)

Information wants to be free, right? IMO this is awesome.

Hmm, not too great (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346142)

I have quite a few torrents open. Some legal, some less legal. But it seems they only listed 4 of them, and 1 of them wasn't even me downloading it.

Since I have seeded all those that they listed to a ratio of 2+, I decided to remove them.

Nice proof of concept, but I wonder if they work with any semiprivate torrent tracker.

Yeah right... (1)

dargaud (518470) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346160)

I'm on ADSL. My IP address changes every few hours. Meaning I've got the 'same' IP as about 20 million other people. I foresaw this kind of crap a long time ago, so much so that I have a script that logs my public IP every minute in case sometimes comes knocking at the door. At least I can have a lawyer show the log. For what it's worth.

Well... (4, Funny)

Ben_R_R (1177533) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346174)

Slashdoting is one way to solve the problem.

Okay, peeps... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346178)

Bring on the Slashdotting!

mirror?

Slashdoted! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346182)

It didn't take long...

lolz (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346188)

It pulled back 1 torrent of the hundreds I've downloaded in the past few months. It was on the pirate bay of a Channel 4 Series and the only reason I grabbed it there was my usual private trackers were down or skipped the release.

If you're dumb enough to only use the big public open trackers then they'll have plenty on you. Otherwise it's nothing to be concerned with.

MOD ARTICLE DOWN (1)

Rary (566291) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346196)

Slashdot, can we have a "Remove Article" option for articles like this that are quickly revealed to be a joke? The site doesn't track anything, and it even says so. The article is pointless.

VPN (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346208)

VPN, anyone ? Witch serious p2p user still downloads in the open, without a *good* VPN solution for obscurity purpose ?

someguyusingyourwifidownloaded.com (1)

xiando (770382) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346226)

also make sure to visit: someguywhopreviouslyhadyourdynamicipdownloaded.com

"You" != you personally! (1)

phonewebcam (446772) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346230)

Here, "you" clearly means someone at a single point in time accessed the internet *via* an IP address traceable to a known account holder.
This has been debated endlessly and surely is common knowledge amongst those supposed to know better.

Links to Torrents (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346236)

It provides the links to the torrent files. How nice of them. They're a new torrent search site.

Is that even allowed? (1)

techgeek0279 (2530106) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346290)

Pretty creepy in my opinion.

Connecting to a tracker != downloading (1)

zill (1690130) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346308)

It would take me less than an hour to write a .torrent file crawler and a modified bittorrent client that kept on connecting to different trackers and requesting different torrents. I'm sure there are hundreds of code gurus on /. that could do this trivial task in half the time.

Dear courts and judges:
Connecting to a tracker != copyright infringement
Requesting a block from a peer != copyright infringement (for all we know the ISP could've used DPI to drop that packet)
Applying for a search warrant, getting it signed by a judge, and then legally seizing the computer as evidence is the only way to prove that someone committed copyright infringement. Anything less is just hearsay.

Re:Connecting to a tracker != downloading (1)

SuperTechnoNerd (964528) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346454)

Yes, but the problem is that the items you mentioned are probably enough to get an idiot judge to sign a warrant.

My IP address? (1)

FellowConspirator (882908) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346340)

They mean the IP address of my gateway, not *MY* IP address. Even then, it's not *MINE*, it comes from a pool of IPs handed out by my ISP's DHCP server and it changes periodically. The address assigned my gateway today could have been last used by the Disney Princess Bootleg Video Mafia, and I'd be a little offended if I found that I was being impugned as a distributor of low-brow animated bastardizations of classic fairy tales. Doubly so if some numb-nuts from Disney's legal department gets all uppity and litigious about it.

Tor is hilarious (1)

utkonos (2104836) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346392)

Fire up Tor and visit this site! It scrolls on for pages and pages!

Meaningless (1)

SuperTechnoNerd (964528) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346400)

But my IP address keeps changing, and I am sure some one had my current address before me as some one else will have mine affter me. Kinda makes this meaningless in my opinion.

The "spying on your friends" page is a FAIL (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346414)

On the pages where it says:
"it looks like we’ve picked up some activity from your friends or family" I gave my results from completely different IP addresses, In completely different countries, for content I've never heard of.
Why not say "some random other internet users" if that's what they mean"

It works OK... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#38346422)

...with my server's IP : this site brilliantly detected that I had downloaded an ISO of the latest stable release of Open Indiana (Open Solaris' fork). Feels good.

Anonymous MIA? (1)

Nom du Keyboard (633989) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346426)

So where is Anonymous when you really need them.

False positives (1)

sinij (911942) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346470)

Interesting, website says that I have downloaded shows when in fact I never touch pirate torrents. So ether someone spoofing my IP or neighbors somehow got past MAC filtering and authentication. I am fairly sure my provider did not shuffle my IP address, but then I don't keep track of this. Should I, in case *AA comes knocking on my door?

Bullsh!t (1)

harduser (1451499) | more than 2 years ago | (#38346524)

I just checked this site - it displayed a list of things it thought I downloaded, but none of those has even ever caught my fancy, so apparently it does not work in my case. I'm only using internet via 3G mobile network and each time I connect I'm getting a random IP, so the records on this site may contain all the files downloaded by the same IP, but not the same user.

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