anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 09:01:04 UTC 2006
On 29/09/06, Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Yes, it turns out my ISP (Pipex) throttles BT traffic to a measly
> 20kB/s. Apparently they've been doing this since March 2006. Pointless
> as I all I'm doing now is downloading using HTTP and getting full
You may (depending on how sophisticated your ISP's traffic management
is) be able to circumvent this restriction by not using the default
ports and/or switching encryption on.
> I'll look into encryption, but reading about it, there seems to be
> compatibility issues between clients, so I'm not sure it's quite ready
If you configure it, Azureus will attempt to start an encypted
session, and if that's not possible, it will fall back to unencrypted.
Despair - It's always darkest just before it goes pitch black...
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