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Default Why You don't want to Use Bittorrent Unsafely - 12-08-2009, 06:27 AM

I'm am a long time user of bittorrent for "borrowing" software.

I downloaded photoshop cs3 and all seemed fine.

Until i set up my email with the osx mail program.

i found out i had a virus, but only after my dell mini 10v turned into a spam/zombie server.

Thousands of emails later, for viagra, enlargement, etc..

I having to completely reinstall osx.

Friends dont let friends use drugs, or stolen software.

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Default 12-08-2009, 06:46 AM

BitTorrent wasn't the cause of the problems.
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Default 12-08-2009, 06:56 AM

You can't blame a protocol for your stupidity.
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Default lol - 12-08-2009, 07:22 AM

i was trying to be a little sarcastic.

As you know, you cannot really talk about stealing programs on this site.


I have not used bittorrent since 2004.

Because its wrong ?
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Wink 12-08-2009, 11:25 AM

Downloading torrents, or "borrowing software" is one of the only ways other than porn sites with phony codec downloads to infest your mini of "Real" Mac.

In particular, Photoshop products posted to "share" tend to top the list of bad torrents.

Or so I hear, I don't download torrents.

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Default 12-08-2009, 03:00 PM

Why would you possibly post this tale of your stupidity in this Forum? You deserve all the Virus and Malware you get. Would a moderator please ban this jerk from this forum.
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Default 12-08-2009, 03:09 PM

How can MacOSX be turned into a spam/zombie server?? This guy is talking rubbish. He's probably still running XP and doesn't even know it.
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Default 12-08-2009, 03:42 PM

I never set mail up as I exclusively use web mail. On my macbook the mail program began opening and asking to be configured. Figure a codec got me.

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Default 12-08-2009, 04:02 PM

Yeah, this thread can't end well.

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