Does PeerBlock Work?
Short answer: No
There is little point in blocking the access of an IP address by your computer. It is YOUR IP address that is the important one that is
of interest to copyright holders.
Peerblock and PG2 ONLY BLOCK IP addresses that are on a list.
- Original Page - A more detailed discussion on why Peerblock is uneffective.
These are some of the searches that I have recorded that found this page:
- 17 Huly 2015 - Melbourne, Australia - spent 3 min 25 sec on my page on the relationship between an ISP and copyright holders, maybe there is a problem in Aus with ISPs cracking down on illegal downloaders.
- does peer block work - 11 June 2014 - I see searches like this pretty much on a daily basis. It is difficult to know what the
searcher is asking, if it is "does Peerblock, or any similar program, orotect you getting detected and prosecuted when illegally downloading, then the answer is NO!
- opinion on peerblock software - 7 June 2014