if you have been torrenting through 2012 without any VPN/Proxy/Seedbox connection,
don't take comfort with this notification system delay - they already have you well
documented and you probably have a strike or two against you on file.
bottom line: if you must torrent, get a $5-$10/month OpenVPN service as soon as possible.
BTW, see this news out of Brazil? people using VPN service down there were totally safe;
»DSL Modem Attack in Brazil Impacts Millions