Ira Goldklang:

From: Antonio Carlini <>
Date: Wed Feb 9 15:18:19 2005

> I should go look this up, but does bittorrent involve downloading and
> installing some dodgy client software that's full of spyware,
> means you
> have to open all sorts of ports through the firewall, lets others see
> the contents of your hard drives etc. etc. ?

Yes. But apart from Windows, some of the bittorrent code might
be suspect too :-)

> Presumably not as it seems to be adopted by intelligent people (rather
> than the warez brigade)... maybe I'm just getting old and all
> this new-
> fangled technology scares me :-)

Debian stuff is distributed this way, I believe.


Antonio Carlini
Received on Wed Feb 09 2005 - 15:18:19 GMT

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