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University Bans P2P Traffic

 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 8:59 am    Post subject: University Bans P2P Traffic Reply with quote

UConn (University of Connecticut) Information Technology Services says it's going to in effect ban
all p2p file sharing programs , except DC++. "The current restrictions on these programs
allow them to work, but limit their ability to consume network bandwidth and restrict their network
speed," says the Daily Ca...read more
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

HA! oh how terrible. Rolling Eyes

I should've gone to UCONN. My college shut down everything on thier network (in 2002 no less). No P2P, No IRC, No Gaming (intranet or internet). Only http traffic was allowed through. All traffic capped at 20 KB/sec to boot. It was horrible.

Thank god ISPs aren't doing that crap yet. I can get 1MB/sec transfer on good days, not to mention only stuff I WANT blocked is. Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

miglaugh wrote:
All traffic capped at 20 KB/sec to boot. It was horrible.


Wow that's pretty limited Sad

miglaugh wrote:
Thank god ISPs aren't doing that crap yet. I can get 1MB/sec transfer on good days, not to mention only stuff I WANT blocked is. Smile


1MB/sec or 1Mbit/sec ? Smile

I pay $180 dollars a month for 1024/256 DSL. Still damn expensive here. I could get cheaper ADSL, but with an aggregation of 1:50...
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