Unfortunately many Internet providers are still limiting or blocking BitTorrent traffic today. For BitTorrent users this is a great annoyance, and although encryption helps in some cases, it often is very hard to get around the restrictions. But according to Jeremy Duncan, senior director for Salient Federal Systems, torrenting over IPv6 is a great way […]
In case you’ve missed it, it’s World IPv6 Day. A day to remind people that they should be prepared for the future of the Internet. TorrentFreak has been the proud owner of an IPv6 address for quite a while, which earned us a spot (#33) in the hall of fame. But today the big boys […]
Millions of BitTorrent users who have chosen to hide their identities through a VPN service may not be as anonymous as they would like to be. Due to a huge security flaw, those who use IPv6 in combination with a PPTP-based VPN such as Ipredator are broadcasting information linking to their real IP-address on BitTorrent.