YOU THE UTORRENT METHOD.. IT HAS WORKED FOR THE MASS MAJORITY..
Because I believe in the phrase "What's right isn't always popular, and what's popular isn't always right."
I'll use the official method, thank you. Especially since my sister-in-law torrented a movie, and I nearly lost my internet service because of it. If I catch people using bittorent/utorrent on my wireless connection, I block them.
Bittorrent and Utorrent aren't illegal. They are simply a method of downloading. It's the fact that your sister downloaded a copyrighted movie that she should have legally paid for that you almost lost your internet connection. There is absolutely nothing "wrong" with using the above programs to download an open beta client faster than you are able to from the official website.
Codyy, would you care to point out to me where in my post I said Bittorent was illegal?
I figured that that would be your reasoning given the situation you presented with the movie downloading business. But, if you want to make life harder for yourself, go right ahead.
You were correct that my sister-in-law downloading a copyright movie she should have paid for nearly caused the termination of my internet account. However, that doesn't
mean that I find torrenting itself illegal.
Incidentally, it was a Disney movie she downloaded. Disney somehow got wind of it, contacted Charter, who contacted me. I informed Charter that she had permission to use my wireless connection for college work, not downloading movies. Then I made her delete it.
Let's get back on topic, though. I'm choosing not to use utorrent because I believe (whether right or wrong) that I'm helping the other people that choose to use SE's downloader. Up until a few seconds ago, I had 21 local connections and 15 remote.
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