Vote for Vuze!

vike

My feedback

  1. 14 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    4 comments  ·  General » Privacy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    An error occurred while saving the comment
    vike commented  · 

    Pardon if i'm bumping this old thread but i just wanted to inform, noticing version 5.7.1 release note to "Use bind IP for HTTP based version checks [Parg]", though a quick diff on some here previously and not so mentioned suspects shows nothing significant, as of the update from version 5.7 to 5.7.1, the TransferStatsView now shows my VPN IP# (and ASName).
    Lovely.

    vike supported this idea  · 
    An error occurred while saving the comment
    vike commented  · 

    Thank you for your reply.

    I'm embarrassed to say that i once again have failed to even once confirm my network connection setting of my cell phone, thinking i was using a different ISP to verify that a tracker's web wasn't just repeating the browser's IP#, i was still on my own wireless net instead of the cellular IPS's *sigh*.

    So, the lion's share of my concerns are invalid, good riddance.

    I thank you especially for mentioning the local HTTP server and ClientIDManagerImpl as this still is a minor privacy/anonymity issue in that it exposes a VPN-user's IP# as using BT.

    This is also a minor issue in that, apart from my own mindlessness and that the tracker's web printed my ISP IP# along with my Vuze client information, Vuze itself had me wondering with its incorrect `NetworkAdmin.getSingleton().getDefaultPublicAddress()` (and `speedManager.getASN()`) in http://svn.vuze.com/public/client/trunk/azureus2/src/org/gudy/azureus2/ui/swt/views/stats/TransferStatsView.java#. All of which was also how i found my initial post's code references.

    Connecting to those two parts of this issue (the second with the `speedManager.getASN()`) is a question about whether the SpeedManager (auto-speed - i use the modern beta) is probing over the VPN or my ISP. As exposing IP# as using BT is actually no concern for me, i see this mostly as a question about the accuracy of the SpeedManager. Do you know how it does its connections?

    Let me know if you think any of this should be moved/posted elsewhere. I wrote here thinking of a ticket-system.

    Another thing, connected to not binding traffic to the VPN IP#, is that i discovered that (Apple's) Java's URLConnection doesn't seem to use the (Apple) OS's proxy settings (PAC at least).
    This made my proxy-solution invalid as well. Oh well, at least my proxy got a few more rows and capabilities for next net-hack.

    Excuse my tl;dr post - i post seldom but lengthy.

    vike shared this idea  · 
When writing a new idea, please keep it clean and civil. Please limit yourself to one idea per entry. Entries containing multiple ideas confuse the voting proccess.

Visit the Vuze Development Blog to check out the progress of your ideas

Vuze is Open Source - can't wait for your feature to be implemented? Write it yourself! See the Vuze Wiki for an introduction to doing this and visit the Development Site for developer resources.

Feedback and Knowledge Base