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#20023 10-Mar-2008 14:44
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Hey all

Xtra sent me an email asking that I remove a file that i was downloading from file sharing.

I'm not crying foul or anything like that, i'm just interested to know:

if others have had this same sort of request?
how many times before they cancel your account?
would they have been notified by a 3rd party or is this something they monitor themselves?


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  #115760 10-Mar-2008 15:21
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What the... that is big brother stuff!  I haven't received such an e-mail but it makes me wonder what else they can find out about your surfing habits!!!!


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#115764 10-Mar-2008 15:35
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I don't think it's "big brother" stuff. Many associations are known to create "honeypot servers" and if anyone downloads from those servers the ISP receives a notice.

More likely to be this than Xtra looking at everyone's stuff.

We had a discussion like this before, with Xnet being involved. That discussion was locked and this one is being locked as well because we know it will end up with lots of accusations that won't make any good.

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