Is PeerGuardian safe?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by stuartino, Dec 21, 2009.

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  1. stuartino

    stuartino Registered Member

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    Sorry the previous thread for this was closed, but I came across this statement in todays press. Is the true?

    "BTW, CyJambo, Peerguardian's never worked. It's based on a flawed premise that was known to be broken 10 years ago. There's strong evidence that the main list provider, bluetack, is actually part of an Anti-P2P company anyway, and that the lists steer you towards their logging bots (not like it can block them, since they can't be detected)

    Andrew Norton
    P2P Researcher
    Former chairman, PPUS & PPI
    http://ktetch.wordpress.com"

    From comments on page http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/feature/1566338/talking-internet-piracy
     
  2. lordpake

    lordpake Registered Member

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    Never heard of the guy. Bluetack on the other hand has built a solid reputation along the years.

    It's true that the approach used by PeerGuardian may not always work as it relies on blacklisting IPs.
     
  3. MakePB

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    I agree. Bluetack have good reputation. I see the last time that many advice to use Peerblock as http://www.peerblock.com/ which is a fork of PeerGuardian.
     
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