>Anyone who has downloaded pirated music, video or ebooks using a BitTorrent client has probably had their IP address logged by copyright-enforcement authorities within three hours of doing so. So say computer scientists who placed a fake pirate server online—and very quickly found monitoring systems checking out who was taking what from the servers.
A honeypot for government and entertainment industry (aren’t they basically the same now?) spies that they just couldn’t resist.
[link]: http://gizmodo.com/5940271/every-time-you-torrent-feds-log-your-ip-in-just-three-hours “Every Time You Torrent, Feds Log Your IP in Just Three Hours”