[ubuntu-in] So how safe are peer to peer sharing mechanisms in Ubuntu with firewall turned n

Mehul Ved mehul.n.ved at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 10:10:40 GMT 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 10:45 AM, ramnarayan.k at gmail.com
<ramnarayan.k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Wanted to know how safe are peer to peer mechanisms with firewall turned on.
> tools like gnutella , gnunet, gnomoradio etc
> assuming i want to share genuine stuff (not pirated etc)
> will a firewall like firestarter provide any protection
> would appreciate thoughts

It's fine as long as your firewall policies are fine. And you are not
saving any sensitive data into your shared folders.


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