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Article posted Dec 30 2011, 3:00 AM Category: Science/Technology Source: TorrentFreak Print

15 Percent of US File-Sharers Hide Their IP-Address, More to Folllow

by Ernesto, TorrentFreak

In response to increasing legal actions and surveillance of Internet traffic, more and more file-sharers are choosing to hide their identities online. New data gathered through telephone interviews with thousands of adults reveals that in the US 15 percent of all file-sharers take measures to hide their IP-address. Some VPN and proxy providers have doubled their customer base in 2011, and this upward trend is bound to continue in the coming year.

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Posted: Dec 30 2011, 6:45 PM

74207 "New data gathered through telephone interviews...". Why on Earth would someone who hides his IP address respond to a telephone survey?!

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