|These file sharing services will connect you to a peer to
peer network. As a result, other peers in this network will
connect to you and attempt to index or download your shared
Like other P2P services, they are subject to the 'afterglow'
effect. If you are assigned a dynamic IP address, you may
see these connection attempts if a prior user of this IP
address recently used a file sharing service. The peers will
attempt to connect for quite a while even after the original
P2P user disconnected.