A block of 86 lines of C# code is creating a buzz online following claims it
may make BitTorrent downloads untraceable.

The code, sweetly named SeedFucker, is actually an exploit discovered last
November that would allow a BitTorent user to fake the IP address of a server
from where a file could be downloaded. It could also be used to flood a
BitTorrent with dozens of fake peers. The sudden interest in the exploit follows
measures in a new UK law, passed last week, where ISPs may be obliged to provide
IP addresses to the authorities of files that are said to be infringing
copyright.

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