If you were to use a firewall for that, you not only would have to become aware of new IP addresses to block, but also add them to the firewall.
Peer Guardian already has many IP addresses blocked that are used by the MPAA to spread fake torrents and to record IP addresses of the peers that download the torrents.
The Peer2Peer sharing community primarily uses Peer Guardian to block the RIAA, MPAA, and other organizations from tracking a sharer’s IP address and online activity.
In addition to blocking IP addresses, Peer Guardian also blocks adware, spyware, and government and educational IPs.
It shipped with various lists, a P2P list for example, that you could use to block company IP addresses associated with copyrights holders, media companies and companies that were known to record P2P traffic.
Developer stopped and Peer Block took over for the time being, but this too stopped eventually and back in 2009 no alternative was available that offered continuous development and new features.
Why would you need another program to block IP addresses if you already have a firewall? Peer Guardian uses a database of bad IP addresses and blocks them automatically as soon as the IP is added to the database of the globally maintained blocklist.The only information we have about the differences are on the pricing page.The paid version of Bot Revolt offers the following features for per year or .95 per month on top of what the free version offers: The main program window displays all connections your computer makes.Do you love the fact that some organizations try to track your downloading behavior?Well, I personally like my privacy, and I’m sure that most people around the Internet like their privacy as well.Peer Guardian 2 is able to block all ports and protocols when used with Windows XP.