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post #11 of 19
My isp (rogers) caps my D/L to something like 70gb/MO....

but when its being split by 6 guys, we get the 75% warning at around the 15th......

(streaming video counts too)

the limit doesn't make us not use the internet.......it just makes us pay $25 extra a month in dl fees
    
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Theyre targetting bittorrent users...thats it

Who uses bittorrent anyway?
Lots of Linux users, for a legal purpose.
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Theyre targetting bittorrent users...thats it

Who uses bittorrent anyway?
You caqnnot tell the difference of torrent clients. I watch all my media on Miro, It uses Torrent Tech. All perfectly legal. Check on when Revision 3 got Attacked by Marketing firm to see the results of banning tech.

should we Limit or Ban Http because there are illegal sites?
post #14 of 19
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Theyre targetting bittorrent users...thats it

Who uses bittorrent anyway?
Anyone who uses ThePirateBay for torrents.
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Owned... ill just stick with Be*
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Theyre targetting bittorrent users...thats it

Who uses bittorrent anyway?
I remember way back when I first started torrenting, I used BitTorrent, and thought it was the shiz XD

Then I discovered better torrent clients and was like
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I think what the isp's are doing is hoarding a major portion of their bandwidth during peak time for commercial interests. Like, say, netflix tells the ISP that we will give you a million dollars (for example) if you throttle your bandwidth to maximize downloads from our site between 5pm and 7pm so our subscribers have quick access to our movies. So, they tone down the bittorrent traffic (and any other traffic) during 5 and 7pm to compensate. I see this happening in the near future if it isn't happening already..
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I remember way back when I first started torrenting, I used BitTorrent, and thought it was the shiz XD

Then I discovered better torrent clients and was like
When they say Bittorrent I'm pretty sure they mean torrent traffic in general. Your choice of client is irrelevant.
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Hahaha. This is exactly what comcast tried to do, but it was ruled illegal by the FCC. sucks to be in the UK Now supposedly comcast has a monthly cap of 250GB, but I have well exceeded that cap a few months in a row, and nothing happens, no throttling, fees or anything.
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