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Re: The status of consumer rate limiting?

  • From: Mans Nilsson
  • Date: Wed Jul 23 02:09:35 2003

Subject: Re: The status of consumer rate limiting? Date: Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 01:40:20AM +0100 Quoting Stephen J. Wilcox (steve@telecomplete.co.uk):
> 
> Since some p2p programs now use well known port numbers allocated to other 
> things eg port 80, is it even possible to block/rate limit them? And have folks 
> attempts at blocking caused this move to use such port numbers which imho is not 
> a good thing..

I'm still waiting for a P2P system running inside IPsec. With XP
and W2k making inroads on consumer computers there now is a significant
user base with access to luser-friendly systems carrying these
capabilities.

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Måns Nilsson         Systems Specialist
+46 70 681 7204         KTHNOC
                        MN1334-RIPE

He probably just wants to take over my CELLS and then EXPLODE inside me
like a BARREL of runny CHOPPED LIVER!  Or maybe he'd like to
PSYCHOLIGICALLY TERRORISE ME until I have no objection to a RIGHT-WING
MILITARY TAKEOVER of my apartment!!  I guess I should call AL PACINO!

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