georgebushout Posted December 20, 2008 Report Share Posted December 20, 2008 I have read hours and hours of utorrent forums over the last couple of days and it seems that when this topic is discussed, 70% of people say there is no way to hide your IP when file sharing P2P. Then somewhere around 30% say that you can. Most of the 70% don't give a reason why your IP can not be private but all of the 30% give a reason why it can be private. Some of the 70% have an argument something like this; You need to use DDNS to resolve to your true IP to connect to other peers properly and so other peers have to see your true IP.I researched all the ways to hide my IP and the one that seemed to be the best was an open VPN. It does not reveal the real IP when the connection is dropped and it creates a secure tunnel to a server that does not keep logs that would reveal the connection to their IP and mine. So basically I'm hiding behind a server like a proxy but with a trace not being able to reveal my IP. So I really don't understand the reason why my true IP needs to be revealed so that I can connect to peers. All connections to me are through the server and that servers IP. As far as the outside world is concerned, that server(proxy) IP is my IP and is technically me.No offense to anyone. I'm just trying to resolve a mystery here. What is the truth? Is it just that 70% of the people on this forum just don't know what they are talking about on this subject or is it that all the people that are trying to hide their IPs through VPNs and other means are just foolishly misinformed and are wasting their time? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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