Downloading in College

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  1. EffBeeEye

    EffBeeEye New Member

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    My university must block Limewire and all those because now that I'm at college Limewire doesnt connect at all. This has to be some sort of anti-piracy thing. Is there any other option besides bittorent?
     
  2. skitcy

    skitcy uhm title! ok

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    allofmp3.com It's not 100% for free, it's 2 cents per mb and you can choose your bitrate and type of encoding.
     
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    i use "our tunes" in conjunction with itunes to share music off the LAN in my dorm.

    It's 100mbps so i can d/l a song in less than a second. I have 5500 mp3s now.
     
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    same thing with me, my ares and limewire doesnt work... sucks cuz i only have a play list of 10 songs
     
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    BitTorrent?
     
  7. jmechy

    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    ourTunes and MyTunes are your best bet. You can see if torrents work, if not you may need to go IRC.
     
  8. JohnK

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    If you want to go the legal route (probably a smart idea...) you can use rhapsody. It lets you stream 25 songs free each month or you can stream infinite songs for like 10 bucks a month. I use it at work.
     
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    BoypussY game over.

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    is it legal to share and download songs on a college campus from other students using itunes?
     
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    I use http://www.rhapsody.com/freemusic . It is free and legal and will give you 25 free songs per month as well as ad free radio. The quality is good and they have a big selection to choose from. I also enjoy getting their newsletters that give me info on new music. I don't think this would be banned from your school.
     
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    i used bearshare, they blocked kazaa like two years ago --- and bearshare has been going strong.
     
  13. krazywulph

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    I use direct connect(mac) but it's called i2hub for windows. Only some campuses are compatible - www.i2hub.com
     
  14. jmechy

    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    and lots of people got busted for using i2hub. Be careful if you decide to go there.
     
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    While it's not free, you can probably join a USENET service like Easynews and download from there with little or no restriction.
     
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    I just get files from my friends comp. using AIM. He just d/l's songs for me sometimes, but also has a great collection of his own. See if a friend is willing to help you out.
     
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    How do you dl music via IRC...any websites? ? ?
     
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    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    Thanks jmechy...

    Okay well Limewire doesn't work for me also...down with the FIREWALL ! ! !

    Anyways what's better? IRC or TORRENTS ???
     
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    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    depends on how your school treats your bandwith. My school has a packetshapper, we can't use ANY p2p. I'd think that you might get better speeds with torrents, and they are easier to use.
     
  22. JD

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    also wonderin this...and if so what do you use to do it?
     
  23. jmechy

    jmechy Calmer then you are.

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    to SHARE itunes songs (streaming), you just open itunes and you will see other users computers.

    To download songs, you can get mytunes or ourtunes. this is NOT legal.
     

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