Itís betarrrr: The guys behind The Pirate Bay have officially announced the beta test of their virtual private network (VPN), dubbed Ipredator, which makes it possible to use BitTorrent anonymously. All traffic will be encrypted as well, so your ISP wonít be able to snoop on your packets.

Ipredator costs 5 euros ($7) per month, and will initially only be open to 3,000 lucky beta testers. Another 180,000 potential users have signed up for invites, however, and The Pirate Bay team has promised to let all of them in within a month. Thatís a pretty lofty goal, however, and one has to wonder whether Ipredator will really be able to meet its usersí expectations. Continue reading on

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