Online games stealing your bandwidth

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Mon Sep 27 11:44:37 CDT 2010


-----Original Message-----
From: Jack Bates [mailto:jbates at brightok.net] 
Sent: 27 September 2010 17:39
To: Adrian Chadd
Cc: NANOG
Subject: Re: Online games stealing your bandwidth

On 9/25/2010 6:47 PM, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>>
>> I don't recall any protocols being standard.
>>

>I don't either, though I recall bittorrent actually supporting it once 
>and pushing to have ISP support and stay away from encryption/ISP 
>circumvention. That was years ago. Haven't stayed current.

>> Plenty of people sell p2p caches but they all work using magic, smoke
>> and mirrors.

>Seem to recall some law suits concerning a few of them. Even if we had 
>ISP supporting caches, there is always the problem getting p2p clients 
>to support them (given they often are too busy trying to circumvent).


We had a great P2P cache from Cache Appliance. Did anybody else try
them?

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Leigh






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