Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?

Joe Abley jabley at ca.afilias.info
Sun Jan 21 20:40:04 UTC 2007


On 21-Jan-2007, at 14:07, Stephen Sprunk wrote:

> Every torrent indexing site I'm aware of has RSS feeds for newly- 
> added torrents, categorized many different ways.  Any ISP that  
> wanted to set up such a service could do so _today_ with _existing_  
> tools.  All that's missing is the budget and a go-ahead from the  
> lawyers.

Yes, I know.

>> If anybody has tried this, I'd be interested to hear whether on- 
>> net clients actually take advantage of the local monster seed, or  
>> whether they persist in pulling data from elsewhere.
>
> [...] Do I have hard data?  No. [...]

So, has anybody actually tried this?

Speculating about how clients might behave is easy, but real  
experience is more interesting.


Joe




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