|The final version of the proposed “three strikes” anti-piracy code for Australian internet service providers (ISPs) has been published recently. Under the Copyright Notice Scheme code (PDF), residential Internet users that are found pirating content will be subject to a series of "escalating" warning notices from rights holders, sent via ISPs. The notices will warn users that they are infringing copyright, and that they will face legal action if they get three strikes recorded against their IP address -- that is, if they receive an Education, Warning and Final notice -- within a 12 month period. If a user gets three warning letters, or "strikes", in a 12-month period, ISPs will help copyright owners identify them for potential legal action after a hearing in a prescribed court. Up to 200,000 notices can be processed and sent each year. An industry code has to be in place by January 1
Over the past few months, thousands of Canadians have received ‘Piracy Notices’ in their mailbox asking for cash settlements. The new law aims to reduce piracy in Canada, but it seems Canadians are not ready to give up on their habits. After paying no attention to hundreds of notices from anti-piracy group named Rightscorp, the users are now sued over sharing the 20+ year-old music albums.
French government agencies sent out over 5 million warnings to alleged pirates. 169 Internet users were referred to the public prosecutor in the first half of 2016, which is 4 times for than in the same period last year
Such regimes are used in many countries and are commonly known as “three-strikes”. However, they are promoted as educational in nature, because suspected pirates just receive notifications of breach, which are meant to discourage further infringing behavior.
To prevent their IP-addresses from being visible to the rest of the Internet, millions of people have signed up to a VPN service. Using a VPN allows users to use the Internet anonymously and prevent your ISP from tracking your online activity. The best VPN services don’t log any traffic nor session data of any kind. Besides, 100% anonymous VPN should accept payments via anonymous payment methods like Bitcoin.
Recently, a part of ExtraTorrent community launched a VPN called by Trust.Zone VPN for safe torrenting. This VPN project cares about safety of ET members and every downloader. Trust.Zone VPN prevents your ISP from sending Copyright Infringement Notices by hiding your real location and your real IP address.
What's a VPN?
It's a tool that hides your IP address and your identity, it encrypts traffic and has no logging, so, your IP address will never be revealed and you will be 100% anonymous while torrenting. Government or your ISP can't track your activity. With a VPN, you are free to download any files you need without any risk.
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|The Quick Guide How To Handle A Copyright Infringement Notice:|
- NEVER RESPOND TO COPYRIGHT SETTLEMENT OFFERS OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT NOTICES. THIS INCLUDES VISITING A WEBSITE AND/OR ENTERING A PROVIDED CODE. BY ENTERING THE CODE, THEY CAN CONFIRM THAT YOU RECEIVED THE MESSAGE!
- REALLY DELETE INFRINGING MATERIAL
- DON'T INSTALL SOFTWARE OR VISIT SITES USED FOR INFRINGEMENT
JUST USE VPN TO STAY ANONYMOUS ONLINE AND HIDE YOUR ACTIVITY
|Yeah that's right, use VPN!|
|posted by (2015-07-25 07:58:15)|
|I'm not part of any vpn company or something like this, I can tell you guys that by experience the best VPN available now is Astrill.|
|If I torrent, and have PeerBlock turned off, within a week I get a copyright notice from Comcast - if I have it turned on, I never hear from them. Low-tech, okay, but it works.|
On my other media I use PIA to encrypt, and WebRTC Leak Prevent to stop IP leaks.
|posted by (2015-07-26 04:12:26)|
|Basically i am confused to use vpn any advice .|
|What client should a ArchLinux user use for Trust Zone|
|posted by (2015-07-28 23:48:10)|
|I use Private Internet Access. Haven't had any issues at all.|
|brief review for trust.zone :|
i've been using it for just a few days now and have noticed that the speed is lightning fast when you first start downloading but goes to a crawl after 5 or 6 hours. i end up having to change servers to get it going again.
|@themorgue, some servers could be overloaded from time to time, so, choose the server with the mimimal load (less than 50%)|
|posted by (2015-08-03 15:59:50)|
|This program works great!!! I have had for a month now and couldn't be happier with the performance. I see some people says they are losing speeds. I have been connected to one server for 30hrs and no issues or speed loss. Rock on ET.|
|posted by (2015-08-03 22:26:03)|
|If you download an entire movie for example then you can easily get caught (if not using a VPN).|
However, try this:
Download the movie in 1/2 or 1/3 or 1/something and use different isp's for remaining parts.
They can only see random data being downloaded since it is not a while item.
The more you break up the download via different isp's the less likely you will have a problem.
Take Star Wars for example. Download 1/3 of it from one ISP, another 1/3 from another ISP, and the rest from a 3rd isp. I don't suggest finishing the download from your own home. The different ISP's can be:
1) your home (to start the download)
2) A restaurant or similar.
3) Another free wifi place.
The more the better.
Different ISP's have different IP's.
Also use encryption as much as you can.
That prevents casual observers from seeing what you are doing.
Which ISP will they send any notices to? By doing the above they triple or multiply the amount of any notices IF they catch you. And how many downloads are being done world wide?
If 250,000 notices had to be sent one week, and everyone spread their downloads amongst 3 or more other isp's, they would have to mail out a million the following week.
The more that do this the more costly it becomes for them.
Like a school (shoal) of fish - there is safety in numbers and the numbers are additional isp's.
|posted by (2015-08-04 01:05:41)|
|wont work with wifi|
|it's easy way to check webRTC and DNSLeak by your VPN|
to check WebRTC leaks:
to check DNS leaks:
I recommend checking any VPN by using those tools
|posted by (2015-08-06 16:29:51)|
|good....try finding isp that uses Vpn itself....make your own dc|
|posted by (2015-08-12 14:29:18)|
|Avoid them?!? Im trying to collect em all!|
|I use PeerBlock anytime I'm downloading torrents and I don't get those copyright notices anymore, and the best part is it's free.|
|but if we avoid them, hope at the end it will not go in any bigger problem , even specially MUSIC Up-loader getting such notice via mail. other-than trust zone & Ignore mail there should be other (Free of Pay) Solution for this... Because as Music Up-loader i am sharing content with Other people (Free Of Cost) & Et other site gain more member by visiting their website for download it , so at-least for Up-loader ... ET should thing & come with the right solution for it ,Other than VPN ?? so without any anxiety uploader can do their work easily and freely.....|
|posted by (2015-08-22 14:40:10)|
|can anybody show me prntscrn of copyright notice....I know some members of 4chan to resolve the issue...we are good persons...|
|I use PeerBlock in Southern California and it keeps issues away, not that I had issues before. I don't want things going out just as much as things coming in, especially when I don't know who or what they are for. I recommend it for some of you on ET, including those doomsaying crazy users that think the world is a giant conspiracy. [You know who are... most of you anyway]|
What I want to figure out is how to get around the "Ver-1-z0n F10z" modem that tracks the traffic using it. I have 5 housemates and the one controlling the modem is a bit too Big Brother about conservative values on the internet. I tried a few prank virii and keyboard panics to trip up his laptop if he starts prowling what I do, but no dice. Usually the names of the URL are all he needs to know what people are doing. Our internet speed is high, but also expensive so I can't afford to hit out solo on the bill. Anybody got a workaround, or ideas where to find a workaround?
|got my first notice in years the other day, and it was for a BILL MAHER DL lol.......i think its cause i left the file up and seeding for like 2 days by accident.......but really u send a notice for BILL MAHER ??? LMAO|
|I received a letter last year because of the Bill Maher real time show. Also two years ago I was in his audience and he asked us how we watched his show and some of us responded "youtube" and he responded "I'll have to tell HBO about that". And sure enough the show was pulled from youtube immediately. And now he has his overtime show on youtube.|
|posted by (2015-09-02 10:17:16)|
|Unfortunately, my internet connection is disabled when using VPN.|
|It's only a mater of time before "VPN'S" start snitching on users. Welcome to the modern age.|
|posted by (2015-09-07 13:08:25)|
|I use vpn free anytime I'm downloading torrents and I don't get those copyright notices anymore, and the best part is it's free.|
|posted by (2015-09-08 02:37:01)|
|posted by (2015-09-08 06:55:56)|
|wow opinions are all over the map here and yes would think that V P N s etc will be forced to rat you out seeing how no one chooses to take on the M P A A etc.|
So how badly do V P N s etc slow down the I S P speed and can that be fixed ?
|posted by (2015-09-08 15:37:54)|
|its been a few times i wake up and see am disconnected from the vpn , not to happy about that ...|
|posted by (2015-09-15 13:45:55)|
|before I make some bad mistakes delete my account ...I hate extratorrent.cc...very much....good bye|
|nice SaM br0...|
VPN keep me safe enough now.
|Been using TorrentPrivacy.com for over 5 years now and NEVER have had an ISP notice on anything....|
I Feel Ya Bro..i Will just Stick With my Free alternatives ...
But believe me ...no One Reads these Comments anyway...
if I'm Going To Pay ..might as well get Foxtel!
|posted by (2015-09-28 08:30:44)|
|Surf Anonymously and Protect your Online Identity, both are good feature!|
|Odd question. Anyone received a notice after using a VPN to torrent something?|
|I use PIA and (knock on wood) no notices as of yet. I hate being a non contributing lurker, nut how can you seed without eventually giving yourself away? And I change the name of the item once downloaded, that will affect re~seedind wouldn't it?|
|Just move to another country where laws are not strict.|
|i use pia with web/rtc leak protection as well as epic browser!|
no problems 5 months so far......
if vpn providers start selling out their cuctomers they end up with no one using them !!
btw, ET rocks !!
|Can't recommend Air vpn. In leak tests they leak my real ip address right along my fake one. Perhaps I should go for PIA? What about ProXPN? Anyone use that?|
|This Is From a "More Recent" Article on Torrentfreak|
The Article Is Named:" PIA Runs VPN Traffic Through VPN to Avoid BitTorrent Ban"
It’s no secret that millions of people use VPN services to make sure that their BitTorrent download habits remain private.
Several large datacenters are no longer allowing BitTorrent-heavy services on their networks. In response, VPN service provider Private Internet Access is routing traffic in a few countries through a separate VPN. While this may affect connection speeds, the provider prefers the option over an outright ban.
This is a valid reason, but since many torrent users share copyrighted material, it also presents problems for VPN providers.
Increasingly, datacenters around the world are banning services with heavy BitTorrent traffic due to the vast amount of copyright infringement notices they trigger.
|Thanks for the article tip! Now Air vpn has banned me completely as I sent a new support req, as they didn't reply to the first one. And to be clear, I was perfectly friendly asking why the browsers leak with their vpn. They did refund me, but no responses at all. Their customer service really sucks, if this is all they can do. Definitely the worst customer service I've ever received, I wouldn't trust them as far as I can throw them.|
I'll try PIA or Trust.Zone. Anyone using trust.zone and want to share their experience?
|posted by (2015-11-07 09:11:29)|
|I was informed by my VPN provider, 1 more infringement notice about movements on the net and my membership with them will get cancelled! Why pay for a VPN if they don't hide some ones details?|
|posted by (2015-11-07 10:05:49)|
|You should use a VPN. You could start by supporting Extratorrent's Trust.Zone because I have looked around and it is the best so far in value. I can only tell you in my experience and the VPN service I use.. and I paid up a 12 month subscription before I heard of trust.Zone.. I joined Private Internet Access (PIA) and it cost me nearly $60.00 US per year because the Australian currency has dropped a lot. I can tell you that PIA has two servers in Oz and run near full speed. The majority of the time I am downloading, my download speed on VPN is often 1.5 Megabytes per second which is pretty darn good. I can upload at 700 Kbits per second. The servers are in Melbourne and Sydney and I am 4 thousand kilometres West and get these speeds. I am on copper wire from the telephone exchange which is about a kilometre away or 400 metres as the crow flys. Don't gamble.. get Trust.Zone today. And anyone out there, how about telling us how to pay by bitcoin.|
|posted by (2015-11-07 12:48:49)|
|I would like to let those of you who do run a VPN understand that like Private Internet Access (PIA) who incorporates a "kill switch" so that when your Internet for some reason drops you offline, then so does your VPN and you suddenly find yourself quite naked to your service provider (ISP). Private Internet Access (PIA) appears to have based it's software program and the "kill switch" function around the modem IP address "192.168.1.1" and if your modem uses that.. and your Internet drops off.. then the "kill switch" will protect you by Blocking all "incoming" and "outgoing" data. But if you are in Australia, and you are with Telstra Australia, your Telstra provided modem will have the address "10.0.0.138" and the PIA's "kill switch" will not protect you. You get around this by "NOT" using the Telstra provided modem, and use an off the store shelf modem you purchase yourself that has the very needed "192.168.1.1." IP address. Be wise and protect yourself, because when that little "green" icon turns "red".. they are watching you!!!|
|Oh damn it not more complications (above post with Kill switch modification). Don't know anything about that but I do have PIA and I am liking it.|
For the people who are being rejected from their VPNs always dyor. I was amazed to see HMA held user data for 90 days or more! gulp! I first tried Slick but got a message saying something about DNS setting needing changing. tbh I'm a complete anti-nerd so threw in the towel right there. This was part of the free trial so I got my money back no questions asked. PIA stacks up pretty well imo and has history. The only thing I am ikky about is their USA links.
Guy above saying they have two servers in Aus but if you notice you can get more than one IP from each site (more than 2 servers in Aus?).
Also I did a lot of work with PIA support because when I double checked PIA was saying connected but really whats my ip gave my actual IP. So I still always double check but since having PIA support tweak my settings it has been 100% fine.
I also must recommend 'ip magnet' - smart little thing that shows you what your torrent client is putting out as your ip.
|i use securitykiss its free forever|
|Got ETRG Trust.Zone a few months ago & it works great.Slows down downloads a little|
but when you think of it,what is a few extra minutes.Thanks again ETRG for this VPN.It
is also a way of helping to keep ETRG going.Thanks again....ETRG rocks.
|thank you very much for the love and care, of protection, to our users|
|posted by (2015-12-20 08:37:17)|
|I need a vpn which allow me to access torbox.net also, is there any?|
|@TorUni, you can use any VPN which allows torrenting|
|posted by (2015-12-20 14:58:49)|
|LOL dont need vpn in the netherlands downloading is no problem they don`t complain about it, im downloading for many years lol|
|posted by (2015-12-20 15:26:49)|
|@eyemanozzy - love the avatar|
as a side note I don't use anything. I had a notice when I was in middle school back in '99 for some stupid thing or another and passing the buck, my stepson got one a month or so ago for pulp fiction. But beside the one from 16 years ago I'm notice-free.
the second you start paying to torrent... whats the point? you're paying. sure, electricity, internet, laptop or what have you.. still.. no, thank you. not like I'd ever pay for what I download if there was no piracy.. I'd go outside and go for a walk. At least that's still free.
|I use Nordvpn but turn it off sometimes cause its so damn slow and the IP addresses are blocked by some sites. Just got my second and third strikes this week. So, I'm fudged. Haven't acknowledged the third one yet, maybe that'll help. I am sure its for an NBC show (Oh, god forbid I download an over the air broadcast show).|
|Zacsawyer - You got a notice for a tv show? 8-0 Wow. I do everything through PIA - even TV shows which I thought were pretty safe.|
Not sure if you are saying Nord hasn't worked or you have the strikes because you turned it off? I still always check what utorrent is saying to everybody with ipmagnet too just to make sure. A strike is a strike so its worth the extra hassle to keep a clean nose.
|posted by (2015-12-21 13:38:02)|
|I use TorGuard and it really works|
|sometimes the old ways are the best..... I use a seedbox this takes care of the notices as the servers are in a non jurisdiction country, the web interface runs out of an .IO domain, the company is run by brits but all logs are deleted DAILY...Oh and when downloading from the seedbox to desktop I run an SFTP client (Bitvise), my other internet traffic runs through the VPN installed on the seedbox (included in the price)with change out of 13 quid a month....result!|
|2 words... PEER BLOCK! Add in a VPN... and they won't find you. I leave PB on 24/7. Never any probs here in the USA. Set your update to about every 10 days and have it start with windows or whatever you use as an operating system. Free is free.|
|Thank god I am from India ... The country with second largest internet user population ... And still isn't strict ... So we can download any number of movies , TV shows , games, music .... I love my India|
|most countries downloading isn't illegal, its uploading that is illegal.|
and that should be how it is, thats like saying its illegal to record a radio or tv show.
when cassette recorders and vcr's came out they flipped out, same with scanners, they were even forced to make scanners slow to not compete with photocopy machines.
they always say they lose money, but there is no proof they lose any at all...
if that was the case, why do we always hear about how much they make on movies all the time?
they just want to get money for the crap they release and don't want people to preview anything.
|posted by (2015-12-25 04:55:00)|
|I been using "ExpressVPN".|
About $100.00 US per year.
I highly recommend 'em.
|posted by (2015-12-25 05:06:39)|
|I have Trust Zone and did have it disconnect by itself a couple of days ago. Luckily I was sitting at the computer when it happened. Closed the downloads and restarted it and proceeded to finish the downloads. Makes me not want to leave the downloading unattended anymore.|
I use the L2TP connection instead of the client. Less software. Have had a few problems when servers change or are down.
I found that before I got Trust Zone the notices I got were for uploading, not downloading.
|posted by (2015-12-25 15:00:32)|
"most countries downloading isn't illegal, its uploading that is illegal."
This is the thinking of most people, and it is true that uploading has more dangers. But this makes people avoid uploading and avoid seeding. Because seeding is uploading. That is the reason of the selfish behaviour of many people, who want to grab stuff but not give back to the community
|Downloading or uploading wouldn’t be a problem if everyone stood up to the Governments and the isp's.One day of action would cost millions of lost revenue.Simple things can be done,little by little.Trust zone is a good tool and part of this i hope.Take the power back,freedom is yours.|
|posted by (2015-12-27 07:25:54)|
|Hi guys, been using Extra torrent for a while now, am trying to figure this all out. Am not overly adept at it. I am trying the Trust Zone. Where I usually run 2-4 MBs I am getting 400Kbs max. That is a huge difference. I recently changed IP providers so I can get more bandwidth . I got my first time ever notice from them recently and actually asked them what it was about. I am willing to start subscribing to this site and to trust zone but I have to do better than 400kbs. 5 years with old IP provider and necer an issue, I may have to go back to them..Anything I can do about speed , is it because I am " trying " it or is that the normal|
|Well i havent use any of VPNs like 5yrs and still none of letters etc... i only change my mac & IP sometimes|
|posted by (2015-12-27 21:10:45)|
|I would like to give a shout out to Trust Zone. I have been using since Oct 1st and have great praise for the support given. It the first two weeks there were some startup problems but since then, it has been rock solid. I turn it on and forget it. The speed has never wavered. It has been as fast with it as without it. I download and upload at maximum cable speed with is 30meg down and 5 meg up. So easy to set up. They have step by step screen shots on how to set up the servers. You have over two dozen servers in the world to hook up. I use the US and Canada servers. I highly recommend them. I liked them so much I added another year on my first year when they were running their special. Also paid for a friend of mine to get on at that reduced rate. Go get it and never worry about he notices. I run 24/7 and since Trust Zone installed no notices. Prior, I received two in a month.|
|posted by (2015-12-28 00:42:54)|
|I played around with this last night, switched servers , got my speed up to a decent speed, going to run out the 5 day trial and subscribe. Is easy to quit, just quit paying|
|posted by (2015-12-28 08:36:31)|
|Doesn't anyone use Tor Browser?|
|posted by (2015-12-29 23:37:10)|
|I use IVPN...double protection.|
|I've been using PureVPN and its best at encryption and low price with high speed.|
|if you provide a lifetime VPN Service then i buy.|
|Any other PIA users out there needing to do capatchas a lot more to get to websites? I certainly am and I'm wondering if tech has progressed to the point PIA isn't as 'invisible' as it was a few months ago.|
|Never used an VPN.And here I am downloading movies games non stop for the past 6 years and never recived anything from my ISP.I guess living in a poor/small country has its benefits after all.|
|posted by (2016-01-04 07:11:00)|
|I have been using Trust Zone since October 1st. The first month was a little rocky but after that it has been rock solid. I highly recommend this service for everyone. Their instructions for use for both Mac and Pc are terrific. A dummy could follow these screen dumps. Keep up the good work.!!!!!|
|Is there any VPN software with a one time fee and its yours? No monthly fee.|
|I do not use a vpn and have no problem, but I also don't use the highest speed of service from my isp, and dl once in a while, and when I|
do not use my computer or use only my computer and do not need the net, my net is turned off. I have dl for a long time.
|I'm interested in trying (and probably switching to) Trust.Zone but I had to laugh when I visited the site and at the top it showd a dire warning: "Your IP: 18*.***.**.** · Location: ********* · YOUR PROTECTION IS POOR!", when in fact I'M ALREADY USING A VPN and I'm halfway around the world from the location it named thus proving that my protection is pretty far from poor, LOL.|
|Before I started using a VPN, I noticed something very interesting. I torrented avidly for years using a DSL ISP with no ties to a cable or other media company and never once got a letter or had my service suspended. I then moved into a house with cable internet and our service was interrupted w/in a week by their "security" department. When I called they told me that someone at our address had downloaded ______ episode of a showtime series. I told them that our router was acting up and defaulted to open (no security) everytime we had to hard reset it. I figured that was a plausible way to explain without admitting any wrongdoing by anyone in our household. What I took away from it was that the cable company was actively watching it's customers to prevent them from downloading anything so that they could sell more premium channels while a pure ISP with no other horse in the race didn't seem to care unless they received a notice from a copyright holder.|
|posted by (2016-01-15 22:43:47)|
|It is quite difficult to use a vpn while using linux. I tried using some of the free vpn's like openvpn and it won't work.|
Some free wifi's block vpn if they detect it.
I know a particular hospital free wifi that blocks nearly everything.
Paying for a VPN links your account to your use.
Paying for a VPN also links your identity (via credit card) to their service.
One well written court order can force them to record everything you do and turn it over to the courts.
|Zolar isn't that the same as not using a VPN. You pay your ISP, who often know your land address too, they know what IP you were on at such and such a time and date.|
I feel with a VPN you have one more layer of security, not a layer of insecurity.
Anyway repeat question. Anymore PIA users finding they are being identified as using a proxy with capatchas etc. Even one pop-up from ET says "Anonymous Proxy Detected".
|For those talking b.s. I know from first hand experience pia keeps no logs or records and Denys all law enforcement and court orders.I know this because pia contacted me telling me feds came to them with a court ordered warrent for info and they flatly refused. I use nothing else|
|posted by (2016-01-31 05:18:31)|
|downloading at 1.3Meg over TimeWarner. These guys are Baad and a VPN makes it a bit harder for them.|
|first of all don't use your isp DNS servers and use protocol encryption in your torrent client. Utorrent has it, don't know bout the other clients. Use peerblock. Use a VPN. Air VPN never failed me.Use a VPN behind a VPN or connect VPN through Tor. And what most people forget, don't leave a papertrail.Don't pay with creditcard, only pay with anonymous with for example Paysafecard.Don't forget to pay with cash when buying the paysafecard in your local store. Or buy a prepaid creditcard with cash like Visa 3V and only use it to pay your VPN. Don't buy something in an onlinestore with it that connects to your homeadress|
|Oh yeah i forgot: When connected to a VPN don't use there US servers. Use Sweden, Netherlands countries like that. Also before signing up to a VPN find out where their homeoffice and servers are located. If it's in the USA stay away. everybody is positive bout PIA but their homeoffice is in the USA so i would avoid them|
|posted by (2016-02-01 16:29:35)|
|I've been using avast secure line for 4 months.|
Read a post above that said to run
It came up with 3 ip address each time.
100.100.0.2 188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206
My actual one in the middle each time (but i changed it in the example
On a side note.
Speed was very good first couple months.
Lately pretty much sucks. Once in awhile you get a fast one but usually 1 to 10 kb.
|posted by (2016-02-01 16:55:06)|
|forgot this in my post above|
|easy hide is a good co. inexpensive and gets the job done 4 me|
|posted by (2016-02-05 19:01:32)|
|I have been using Trust.Zone for a few months now and could not be happier.|
|posted by (2016-02-05 20:07:21)|
|You can download the vpn elite version on extratorrent so there is no problem whaha lol|
|i actually got a email today from my internet provider. saying i recently downloaded the movie Everest and its considered copyright material and i didnt ask them xd. pretty much told me to stop doing it. years of dling and they catch that movie xd. its a wonder how they catch when millions of people are doing it on same provider though.|
|After PIA doubled it's price I decided to try trust zone and I am very happy I switched|
|posted by (2016-02-07 05:54:02)|
|i use the force!|
and since i never got any copyright claim or problems it must be working
using pia for years and they have never doubled their price $7 big whoop. and BTW way big bad trust zone that extra is pushing keep records and honor ALL law enforcement requests. Pia has not and never will. so folks keep on using these other services of vpn. if law enforcement wants your i.p. trust zone will give it up.pia refuses ALL law enforcement warrants and requests.
TZ has no logging. Tz is located in Seychelles while PIA is located in London, the UK and it's under the UK law....
US laws are not valid in Seychelles for Trustzone. So, noone should be worried
|posted by spectator Admin (2016-02-09 06:43:47) "PIA is located in London, the UK and it's under the UK law...."|
Naughty naughty! Everything on PIA web still points to USA.
|posted by (2016-02-26 04:09:46)|
|rough translation: if you want to keep getting stuff for free, you'll have to start paying to do so.|
|I fail to see what the problem is here. I'm from the UK, don't use a VPN or proxy and have been downloading torrents for years and years, and to date have not received a single copyright letter.|
|Its easy to create your own VPN and help the community at the same time, rent a seedbox and run your own private VPN through that I use seedboxco.net, its all laid out pretty simple, best of all the logs are deleted daily it all downloads remote and you can get your stuff from your own private cloud anytime anywhere without having your PC running 24/7, (saves on the lecky)your share ratio will go through the roof in a few hours, and no letters or mithering.|
|yep.ive been using Hotspot myself for months now|
|Do you really care if big G is looking at your downloading habits. I mean if they really want to know why don't they just ask instead of taking inventory of how many adult videos I download a day.|
|This is old news ..why is it on the top of this article list again?...these aussie laws were supposed to come in january ...it is now may!|
last i heard ..three strikes law had been scrapped ...and the aussie government ,were going to educate the public about piracy ,with a new advertising Campaign!
this article and discussion is a load of crap!
|alexanderlecard can you prove that about PIA and trustzone about law enforcement requests?|
If you lose your subscription to PIA you will find the price increases quite a bit.
|best vpn is the one that work,s at the end of the day your pc/laptop isn,t wrong you made a mistake.|
|posted by (2016-05-06 20:07:55)|
|yeah i agree with brianic2012 ...it's not even happening anymore so why is this article back on here again|
|posted by (2016-05-08 02:37:38)|
|There is no way to fix it.... They came into my home and did the deed. They mail people computers (ebay) , etc. If they know where you live it's kinda hard to get rid of whoever.... They can hack the hardware..|
|posted by (2016-05-08 02:57:00)|
|NSA knows my family better than I do lol... Should I whisper into ears cause anyone can be listening...?|
|posted by (2016-05-08 03:08:33)|
|posted by (2016-05-08 03:16:28)|
|Someone can copy paste on a website with film of whoever having a conversation/ etc.... And just use that with social media.... Just by cameras outside the home listening into our home.|
|posted by (2016-05-08 03:22:06)|
|How do we stop this illegal surveillance?|
|posted by (2016-05-08 03:58:34)|
|ET censored one of my comments.... Doesn't that take the cake....|
|posted by (2016-05-09 04:21:03)|
|good luck controlling the world wide web made by the rich to catch the poor and now the poor fight back and build their own web.|
seriously did they think they could control this thing only way is to turn it off and that's not going to happen, why because the worlds economy would free fall in to WW3 and they know it.
|To disable WebRTC in Firefox, go to type this in the title bar "about:config" without quotations and toggle down to|
media.peerconnection.enabled and scroll over to the far right and change it to false by simply double clicking on it , you are now good to go .for blocking your DNS its free in firefofox addons and i tested it at the above dnsleaktest site above
|posted by (2016-05-15 14:36:14)|
|I live in a country that you can walk out your front door and just about any corner you can buy pirated CD/DVD of just about anything you want. I have never heard of anyone receiving a Copyright Infringement Notices here, but can't say if anyone has or not. I never did until now. In all the years I never had a VPN I never received anything. I've had a VPN for a few months and last night I received two Copyright Infringement Notices in my email account from my VPN. I never thought of the need of a VPN, but recently moved to a compound and share my connection so got one then. Now the VPN emailed me the notices and then sent me a letter that I need to digitally sign saying I received the notices and also will not download copyright material again. They locked my account until I sign and agree. When I expained I was not aware of this and would have corrected the issue when the first incident took place if I was notified then they said there was nothing they could do until I admit by signing the letter. When I thought I was protected by them not having any logs or my information I was wrong. They explained that its true the company sending me the notices has no idea who I am and doesn't know my IP...they the VPN has to send the notices to me in order to protect themselves and also get me to sign the letter so they can show they did their part in notifing me. I sent a message to trustzone asking them what they do to Copyright Infringement Notices but haven't heard anything back. If the VPN's receive these notices how do they protect themselves? I don't know if my VPN is keeping my information or not or if they will pass it on or not...but just wanted to pass on the info.|
|posted by (2016-05-17 07:15:40)|
|@sh6sbt my previous VPN also sent me warning emails about me downloading copyrighted stuff (Star Wars), so i canceled that VPN (HMA VPN) and now i use ExpressVPN, so far so good, no more warning|
|Again this big bs about pia doubling its cost oh big deal a whole $7 you spend more then that buying a pint. as far as warrants logs, they are u.s. based company yes there is a pia based corp here as well. they been all over news here in last month because they fought the FBI in court over logs and warrants.The FBI lost mainly because as the Judge said there wasn't any logs to hand over. They refused the warrant ,then when they went to court because FBI sued to get records they discovered there wasn't any. I also Know Because The govt contacted them here in the states concerning my activities pia told them sorry no records and refused a tap on my activities. PIA then promptly contacted me. There are other good VPN out there but for me its PIA because I know their track record.|
|posted by (2016-05-31 21:48:00)|
|Once they know where you live your done.. They can tap into that and if they get into your house they will just hack the hardware and put cameras in your home , etc. Doesn't matter what security you put on your computer, etc. AKA, WIFI hacking.|
Protecting oneself properly is always prudent to do, but I don't think the average downloader has to worry about the NSA planting cameras in order to catch them in the act of downloading the newest "Keeping up with the Kardashians" episode . LOL
Your comment made me think of "Enemy of the State" though.. That was a good movie.
|Hey alexanderlecard how did PIA contact you?|
|i dont like how Avant asks for my personal information just to make a payment|
|Had Hide my ass, big mistake suspended for downloading torrents. had their binder on (kill switch] piss poor joke of a vpn service. now using pia, half the price and works real sweet!|
|posted by (2016-07-07 07:18:48)|
|im lucky i dont need vpn here in the philippines so i can download with no problems, and i can visit extratorrent everyday|
|posted by (2016-07-08 02:15:59)|
|That warning are not valid for many countries that they do not have surveillance or prohibitions or ban torrent as asia or latin america. So why ExtraTorrent are frequently showing IP warnings for everyone?|
|Because edsm100 they want you to buy their VPN.|
Tis funny tho they do this as if the IP they see is your real IP. Also a bit weird is they ban people and ban their IP. If anyone should know the IP they see and ban is not your real IP, ET should. I've even had the message "Your IP is banned" when trying to log in using PIA servers! LOL So they are banning VPN servers. Makes no sense to me.
|they are trying to shill you into using a VPN from their supplier.|
Something you NEVER want to do.... because if you leave it connected, the "entrance" & "exit" points have 100% access to all your traffic.
And if compelled by a court, they have to give up the data, so you can get shafted multiple times.
The entry point of the encrypted VPN tunnel would be on your own computer, so that's only yourself.. Even beyond your computer at the point of your router the traffic is already encrypted and inaccessible. So the entry point isn't really a problem unless you don't trust yourself in which case only a straight jacket will keep you safe.
It's true the exit point of the tunnel has acces to your traffic BUT, without a VPN, your 'exit point' would be your ISP. Now when given the choice, it's more likely that your ISP gives up your private information then a VPN provider who makes money SOLELY on protecting just that. Your ISP can afford to loose a few customers if the heat is on so to say (given all the DMCA letters that get sent out, its evident they don't even need a lot of heat to start giving up customers), but a VPN provider would go out of business the second they do this. Also since they are not internet providers there are a lot of rulings they don't have to comply with including keeping certain logs.
So it is strongly suggested that people who torrent DO use a VPN.
|CyberGhost 5 (Paid Prem) And i use Ublock, adblock for youtube, https everywhere, Ghostery, and adblock, and adblock plus as extension.. I never see banner ads, popup adverts, or even the lame facebook like buttons..|
The banner just warns you about what EVERY website you visit already sees.
Blocking ET because they warn you about this wouldn't make it go away, it would just close your eyes to a privacy threat.
|@phantomgav, plz take into consideration, TrustZone working hours are Mon - Fri, 6:00 am to 4:00 pm GMT +0|
Pm me your login details, I'll forward your issue to tect support directly
|Well my ISP is doing something new to block me because its managing to block me even tho I use PIA! I managed to get on here by rebooting and deleting all browser history. They (ISP) have also changed my IP to a long mix of letters and numbers.|
|posted by (2016-07-14 22:48:09)|
|I don't seem to understand the SELLING issue that E.T. are stating to every visitor.|
For one, this topic is nearly 12 months old, and all's they seem to do is PUSH
to sell this Trust.Zone for a VPN, of which is NOT NEEDED.
YES, E.T will have a cut of the profits from the visitors who sign up, but it's not
really needed. We can all install an Extention in our Web-Browsers -
Chrome / FireFox / Opera / Edge - Even the old Internet Explorer allows it.
It's called ZenMate.
For Two, we are all aware that "Thanks" to the team of E.T. makes it possible for us
to enjoy free content 24/7, and E.T. has the VIP facility, of which is CRAP !
It's all down to the Uploaders who make this site available, because, if it wasn't
for THEM, there would be NO content ? RIGHT.
Nothing is safe on the NET, not even Trust.Zone !
A new VPN is being advertised on E.T. - !!!!
Same thing & the same issue, of which ZenMate will do for you FOR FREE.....
Just like the content on E.T. - Do you have to pay a few $'s / £'s to download any
content from E.T. ? NO !
So don't pay for a VPN, of I will state again - "YOU DO NOT NEED IT".
Use ZenMate for FREE.
Reading the comments here, not one registered member of E.T. has actually posted a
Copyright Infringement Notice of which Spectator "Tells Us What To Do If We Get One"
so don't be doubting yourself if you are due for one, they want the BIG BOY'S -
not the average Home User who downloads regularly, but keeps it for home / family use.
For Three. There is always the Torrent Stream Service like -" Popcorn-time ".
More content & you start watching it as it's connecting - then you stream it.
Free's up space on your device, and no more converting & waiting to burn to disc.
I just wish & hope a lot of you take heed to this, as it's a scare - mongering issue
that money will be made on every purchase, of which is NOT NEEDED.
It's pretty evident that you really have no idea what you're talking about.. Anyway read up why you should not use Zenmate here:
As for other free VPN providers..
Anyhoe... Telling people paying for a VPN is not needed because you can get one for free is the same as telling jail inmates you don't need to pay for a defense lawyer because you can get a court-appointed lawyer for FREE! In a way that true ofcourse, but smart people won't be saying stuff like that.. and smart people definitely won't take heed of weird advice like that.
|@Renagade, any browser extension works in browser only. So, while you are visiting websites only. It doesn't anonymize your torreting.|
Btw, there is another popular browser extension - Hola. Hola sold users' bandwidth for botnets - just google it
|posted by (2016-07-18 21:53:13)|
|Wrong - Howcome I download any torrent using my browser.|
No need for Vuze / Utorrent ETC.....
Since Mr. Mulva knows everything, he should say how to, cos I ain't
End Of Rant.
Shall say no-more regarding this scaremongering thread.
|Best way to protect your self use a good vpn when you surf online!|
|posted by (2016-07-23 10:01:43)|
|Hello Every One It's Emergency Please Help|
We really appreciate your support
|posted by (2016-07-23 15:23:06)|
|I'm curious what is a Good free alternative ? I have been pirating for about 16 years . And I rarely use a VPN - I generally only use a VPN to access streaming websites in different countries ( the USA - UK etc ) I've never received a notice from my provider in all that time . Am I going to have issues here at ET - Downloading / Seeding files ...|
|hey ! hope everyone is doing fine !!|
how is hotspot sheild for vpn use ...
is it alright to use when torerrenting and isp won't track anything ???
|Hotspot shield is not very good. Try NordVPN, really good, no logs and fast....|
|posted by (2016-07-24 11:55:16)|
|I am using PIA and VPNetMon, so far.....no any letters from my ISP yet **knocks it off**|
Am using VPNetMon, if my connection is lost, that my torrent program is shutdown directly.
|We got two letters in 2 weeks for Whiskey, tango, foxtrot from Xfinity signed up for trustzone and nothing since never got a leter ever for DLing a tv show but I heard they chase ppl for that. Ive only got them for movies. Most times I delte the letters without opening but Xfinity now blocks your browser traffic until you open the letter and that is what my wife did thus we were "formally" warned. Since Trustzone tho no letters. However we have to turn off seeding and trustzone if we want to watch netflix. Trustzone blocks netflix apparently.|
|Too bad TrustZone doesn't provide Port Forwarding. So you have to live with a limited amount of connections.|
|posted by (2016-07-24 22:51:48)|
|Comcast started getting annoying though. The alert kept popping up and would not go away until it was responded to.|
Somehow it was alert #3 even though no one saw #1 or #2.
|posted by (2016-07-27 07:07:19)|
|Can be so confusing at times ...|
Still don't know what to use ...
|posted by (2016-07-30 17:54:17)|
|I've been using Trust.Zone for a couple weeks now and I've been very please with it's performance. It's a bit cumbersome to set up on MAC OS and iOS devices, but the set-up guide is bang on and once it's up and running with your server list it's very easy to use. I haven't used other VPN's, though still I am quite happy with the performance on most of the VPN servers offered, some are slower but others are impressively near what I'm getting at home without VPN. I'm using mostly Canada, USA and Germany for video/TV services and US or Canada for torrents. No complaints, the price is right and I don't think I would be willing to pay what the other services are asking. Keep it going and keep it affordable.|
|posted by (2016-08-03 02:05:42)|
|I use " ExpressVPN " and I am COMPLETELY SATISFIED.|
" Good " to " Great " download speeds w/CenturyLink.
|You can't use Tor to hide your location??|
|posted by (2016-08-17 05:22:25)|
||Here in the |Philippines it's free to download anything lol cheerss|
|aka How To Make Sure You Must Enter Captcha Every Time You Visit This Site|
|the big thing is most of all goverment people have or still down-load them selves they are such and hypocrites always will be above the law them selves... E.T> and other sites help the little people who don't get a large $$$$ and its the little people get picked on... they should look at the rest of the world as its all going to s*#t and its the little people that take the flac|
|posted by (2016-10-15 13:05:59)|
|I've used Private Internet Access for over a year now. It's pretty solid. In the beginning I received two notices because I forgot to turn PIA on. That doesn't happen anymore. I always turn it on now.|
|thank for sharing , I have been using NordVpn now for 2 years no issues|
|Pia is amazing i have been with them for 2 years no issues at all loving it!!!|
|posted by (2016-10-16 09:44:09)|
|You don't, they tap into the wires. In genreral the people that don't know how to use it are either arrested or ....|
|How about ET stop the stupid popups every time i try to log in, it reminds me of the childish crap pulled back when they were getting started over on demoniod.|
|posted by (2016-10-20 14:50:10)|
|I just use this site seedr.cc to download torrents They gave me free 2gb download storage and through freebies, I got 6gb space, unlimited bandwidth. I download my torrents to this cloud and then use encrypted link to download them to my PC.|
|posted by (2016-11-09 09:49:04)|
|"If I torrent, and have PeerBlock turned off, within a week I get a copyright notice from Comcast - if I have it turned on, I never hear from them. Low-tech, okay, but it works.|
On my other media I use PIA to encrypt, and WebRTC Leak Prevent to stop IP leaks."
How do I turn on the peerblock, do I check the box or uncheck it?
|posted by (2016-11-13 06:06:17)|
|ET is pretty good about recycling this question. It makes sense though, it's an important one. Privacy is huge!!!! (at MoEl), here's food for thought, how do you hear from them if they have no way of contacting you?|
|posted by (2016-11-13 09:35:36)|
|I use trust.zone no problems so far. Drops out every so often but cuts downloading when it happens.|
Im happy and like to support the site,(:
|Using Hotspot Shield, paid version!!|
|VPN.AC .... (an ISO/IEC certified IT Security company for 15+ years that does VPN on the side [since ~2000]; based in Romania) i'll never use another provider as long as they provide service. they know their shit and they don't treat you like a customer but like a PERSON! great speeds of course and a few different Protocols to choose from. they also include an encrypted Browser "proxy" (pure TLS) with subscription. 75 servers (to date), rarely see any servers above 50% capacity, good price and even better when you catch discounts. try a 1week trial for $2 and i'm confident you'll like them.|
|I've been using ExpressVPN for over 2 years and have never received a notice. Long may it continue!|
|I used to get notice every 6 months for a few years but this year they started cutting my internet off. so got trust zone an now no problems. Yes it costs money. You can't acquire everything for free. I use extra torrent a lot so decided to be loyal and use there VPN. Torrent sites are disappearing so remember you can get your VPN somewhere else but what you going to use it with if torrent sites no longer exist. And no I don't work for extratorrent before the haters jump on board...|
|posted by (2016-11-14 23:37:17)|
|why wouldn't utorrent pro address this issue? or does it? thanks|
|IS THE VPN HELP TO GET A HIGH SPEED WHEN U USE IT TO GET A TORRENT ?? PLEASE HELP|
|im load torrent direct download no more torrent|
|I used to get notice every 6 months for a few years but this year they started cutting my internet off. so got trust zone an now no problems. Yes it costs money. You can't acquire everything for free. I use extra torrent a lot so decided to be loyal and use there VPN. Torrent sites are disappearing so remember you can get your VPN somewhere else but what you going to use it with if torrent sites no longer exist. And no I don't work for extratorrent before the haters jump on board...|
|posted by (2016-11-30 21:42:00)|
|Here is an example of a copyright notice I received from Time Warner. What they did with me was to shut off the internet connection and sent me an email to call their fraud and security number to get it back. There you go through a bunch of denial and blame it on the grandkids and will certainly talk with them to stop. blah...blah...blah.|
Here it is without my personal data.
Dear XXXXX XXXXXXXX (Primary Account Holder),
We have been notified that copyrighted content may have been shared using your internet connection without permission of the copyright owner. This is at least the 4th time a content owner has alerted us about your account.
Note that this alert is not being sent to you under the Copyright Alert System. We have sent you all the alerts required under the Copyright Alert System, and we were again notified by copyright owners that copyrighted content may have been shared using your internet connection without their permission. We will continue to alert you when we receive these notifications.
What does that mean?
Content owners (such as artists, moviemakers, authors) and their representatives routinely monitor peer-2-peer networks to see if their content (like music, movies, and TV shows) is shared without their permission (without it being paid for). If they notice somebody sharing their content without their permission through a Time Warner Cable account they let us know.
As the primary account holder, you are responsible for making sure your account is not used for copyright infringement. Please note that we don’t know which computer or other device may be the one to have triggered the notification; it could be any device using your account.
Are there dangers associated with using peer-to-peer (“P2P”) networks?
Yes, P2P program can pose dangers to your computer and our network. A computer can become accessible to a P2P network for an unlimited period of time after a P2P program is downloaded. You may not even be aware that such a program is on your computer as a child or visitor to your home could have downloaded it. Therefore, it is important that you inspect your computer for P2P programs and ensure that you are not either intentionally or inadvertently making copyrighted works available for uploading by others. These programs allow any anonymous person on the Internet to look at your computer files and copy them for themselves. This could lead to unwelcome activity, such as identity theft. Also, the programs, which use large amounts of memory, can interfere with the functioning of your computer by destabilizing your operating system, leading to general sluggishness at boot up and during operation. Also, P2P programs can contain spyware, adware, malware, viruses and pornography. Click here for more information about the various risks:
What was shared and when?
File Name: The Birth of a Nation 2016 HDCAM UnKnOwN
Content Type: Video
Shared: Nov 4 2016 5:35AM
IP Address: XX.XX.XXX.XXX
Did you give them my personal information?
We have not shared any of your personal information with the content owner to help them find the files. The content owner simply provides us with an IP address and we contact you directly on their behalf.
Alright, so what do I need to do?
· If you have been downloading or sharing content illegally please stop doing so immediately.
· Make sure that everyone who uses your internet connection knows that you received this alert, and advise them not to make any illegal use of music, television and movie content. For information regarding authorized sources for music, movies, and TV shows, please see: Other examples of legal sources include: and
· Secure your home wireless network so that nobody who is unauthorized to use it is able to do
so. (learn more here).
Hopefully this is the last time we contact you. If a copyright owner does not identify further instances of alleged copyright infringement involving your account, then this will be your last notice.
And what if this continues to happen?
Sharing content without the owner’s permission is a violation of U.S. copyright laws, and our acceptable use policy. Under the Copyright Alert System (for more on CAS click here:
In accordance with our acceptable use policy (located at your internet service may be subject to termination at our sole discretion if we continue to receive credible allegations that your internet connection has been used to share copyrighted content without permission of the copyright owner. Note that the termination of your internet service may also result in the loss of any Time Warner Cable provided email addresses; other services accessible via your Time Warner Cable high speed data service, such as Wi-Fi, Roku, IP Video, Over-the-Top content, etc.; and other third party provided services you receive that are internet reliant (for example, internet accessible third party phone services).
We will, of course, provide you with advance notice prior to taking any such steps.
Thank you for subscribing to Time Warner Cable’s high speed data service. We look forward to having you as a customer for years to come.
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