The system is also capable of blocking advertising, spyware, government and educational ranges, depending upon user preferences.
Peer Guardian 2 is Open Source, meaning the program code is available online for anyone who wants it.
The aim of its use was to block peers on the same torrent download from any visibility of your own peer connection using IP lists.
The system is also capable of blocking custom ranges, depending upon user preferences.
The original version was released for free and the source code was made available under an open source license. The development of version 2.0 was led by Cory Nelson, and aimed to resolve many of the shortcomings of Version 1.