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Standard User tommy45
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 08-Feb-12 17:29:24
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Re: Would using say Mullvad at 5 Euros per month get around


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Yes, When I was on Sky LLU this was never a problem. Since having Infinity all I have altered on Utorrent is set the outgoing protocol encryption to forced. I also have "allow incoming legacy connections" ticked but cannot remember if this was already in place before migrating?

As I have said this has worked for me perfectly and have hit speeds of over 4MB/s at any time of the day.
That could be luck,Because if they are said to actively throttle/shape p2p traffic, then if that was the case forcing encryption and allowing legacy connections, would not prevent their system detecting the traffic type,(unless it doesn't work ) or the possibility of a case of shaping showing as enabled on their systems, but in reality it's not ,
as with any torrent there are lots of connections something that would be difficult to hide, unless using a tunnel (vpn) virgin are said to use or have used other more intrusive methods DPI (Deep Packet Inspection) so only way of possibly avoiding that is with a secure VPN
I can remember using a mates BT adsl connection to download torrents, or try to should i say, i did not matter how u torrent was configured, during peak times it would only download at around 100kbits regardless of number of seeds, even selecting the unbuntu iso as a test ,

That still gave the same results, but as my connection wasn't subjected to this malarkey i made a note of the files he wanted borrowed his pen drive and downloaded it using my connection, torrent maxed out my thoughput,

Edited by tommy45 (Wed 08-Feb-12 17:31:46)

Standard User stubert
(newbie) Wed 08-Feb-12 17:51:28
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Re: Would using say Mullvad at 5 Euros per month get around


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In reply to a post by stubert:
Yes, When I was on Sky LLU this was never a problem. Since having Infinity all I have altered on Utorrent is set the outgoing protocol encryption to forced. I also have "allow incoming legacy connections" ticked but cannot remember if this was already in place before migrating?

As I have said this has worked for me perfectly and have hit speeds of over 4MB/s at any time of the day.
That could be luck,


Maybe so, must be one of the lucky ones then I guess.

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Standard User orly
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 08-Feb-12 19:22:52
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Re: Would using say Mullvad at 5 Euros per month get around


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What is false exactly, care to enlighten us all ?


"the only way to circumvent traffic shaping is by using a SSL link"

"Alternatives are set the client sw to run outside peak times, and use only private trackers"

"using a private tracker is more secure than using the likes of the pirate bay"

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Standard User orly
(fountain of knowledge) Wed 08-Feb-12 19:25:11
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Re: Would using say Mullvad at 5 Euros per month get around


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if they are said to actively throttle/shape p2p traffic


Where is it stated that they do?

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Standard User shtu
(experienced) Thu 09-Feb-12 09:25:03
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Re: Would using say Mullvad at 5 Euros per month get around


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Here's the curent policy wording for everyone,

http://bt.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/10495...

Note that this is a lot more complex than "yes they do"\"no they don't". Have a rummage at this to get an idea of the complexity of the policies that can be applied,

http://www.arbornetworks.com/arbor-eseries-deep-pack...

Edited by shtu (Thu 09-Feb-12 09:27:26)

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