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Packetstream - how does this not violate just about every provider's ToS?
- Subject: Packetstream - how does this not violate just about every provider's ToS?
- From: beecher at beecher.cc (Tom Beecher)
- Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:15:42 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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Obviously violates every standard â??donâ??t resell the serviceâ?? clause. ( But
these are also the same TOSes that tell me I canâ??t VPN into the office , so
they can pound sand. :p )
Doing this makes about as much sense as running a TOR exit node to me. Too
much exposure to someone doing something dumb through you that youâ??d be
left holding the bag for.
On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 01:10 Anne P. Mitchell, Esq. <amitchell at isipp.com>
> Just ran into packetstream.io:
> "Sell Your Unused Bandwidth
> Earn passive income while you sleep
> PacketStream is the first of its kind peer-to-peer proxy network.
> Packeters are compensated for sharing bandwidth on the PacketStream network
> and allowing users all over the world have access to content on the
> internet through our secure network. Customers can purchase bandwidth and
> browse the web from residential IPs to protect their browsing privacy.
> The PacketStream network routes customer traffic through PacketStream
> users allowing for increased privacy and access to geo-restricted content
> while browsing the web. Packeters on the PacketStream network share their
> bandwidth with PacketStream customers. The website/service receiving HTTP
> requests sees requests coming from real residential IPs and allows access
> to content that would otherwise be blocked if it had been requested from
> traditional datacenter VPNs or proxy networks."
> How can this not be a violation of the ToS of just about every major
> Anne P. Mitchell,
> Attorney at Law
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