VPN Service will Block BitTorrent and Keep Logs

blacksheep

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VPN.ht has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by a group of independent movie companies earlier this year. As part of the deal, the VPN agreed to block all BitTorrent traffic and log IP-address information on its US servers. While this a controversial order, VPN.ht says that users are still protected as the company will stop using US servers.

Source: VPN Service 'Agrees' to Block BitTorrent and Keep Logs to Settle Piracy Lawsuit (Updated) * TorrentFreak

I highly suggest to switch provider in such scenarios. Here is short guide made by me for MalwareTips Q&A - How to choose VPN provider | Guide by blacksheep
 

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VPN.ht has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by a group of independent movie companies earlier this year. As part of the deal, the VPN agreed to block all BitTorrent traffic and log IP-address information on its US servers. While this a controversial order, VPN.ht says that users are still protected as the company will stop using US servers.

Source: VPN Service 'Agrees' to Block BitTorrent and Keep Logs to Settle Piracy Lawsuit (Updated) * TorrentFreak

I highly suggest to switch provider in such scenarios. Here is short guide made by me for MalwareTips Q&A - How to choose VPN provider | Guide by blacksheep

I never use US servers, torrenting is legal in the Netherlands, so use server in NL or Sweden.
 
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