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Reply # 107984 1-Feb-2008 14:28 Send private message

Thanks for clarifying that, Malcolm.




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  Reply # 108000 1-Feb-2008 15:46 Send private message

How are they going to be policing this?  Couldn't you tweak your software to get around this? ie change your ports/enable encryption/disable connections from certian seeds?

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I'm sure Cisco equipment isn't that smart right gehenna ;)

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Sure, just means that everything which looks like an encrypted data stream potentially get handeled at a lower priority until they figure out ways to identify traffic again.

Rather like the battle against spam etc.

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  Reply # 108007 1-Feb-2008 16:08 Send private message

Gigs: I'm sure Cisco equipment isn't that smart right gehenna ;)


Depends how they implement it. That's why I asked how they're going to be policing it? ie, are they going to be utilising the full feature set or will they be using a subset or smaller filtering techniques.  Either way I don't care as i'm not now, nor ever will be, on Slingshot.  My point is that there are ways around this kind of things at every level - unless they're using full on anal probe filtering.

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