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Topic # 60435 26-Apr-2010 10:03
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Someone managed to find a way to bypass the Telecom Big Time throttle and it works:

http://pressf1.co.nz/showthread.php?t=109125

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  Reply # 322904 26-Apr-2010 10:07
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Well this wont last.. Publicity from here will kill this by the end of the day Laughing

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  Reply # 322905 26-Apr-2010 10:07
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Enjoy it while it lasts.

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  Reply # 322909 26-Apr-2010 10:19
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OMG EVERYONE I KNOW HOW TO CIRCUMVENT BIGTIMES TRAFFIC SHAPPING!!!!

Oh, and I think I will tell Telecom by posting this in a public forum that Telecom employees actively participate in.

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  Reply # 322938 26-Apr-2010 11:13
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Could this potentially affect non-Big Time users by eating up "their" bandwidth? Or are they completely separate "pipes"?

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Reply # 323023 26-Apr-2010 13:47
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If anything, blurting this out is going to have speeds to that site ruined.

Behodar: Could this potentially affect non-Big Time users by eating up "their" bandwidth? Or are they completely separate "pipes"?

Pretty sure they're isolated.




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  Reply # 323027 26-Apr-2010 14:01
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Wow, frankrock, what the heck are you thinking?

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Reply # 323212 26-Apr-2010 20:05
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Sheagae: Wow, frankrock, what the heck are you thinking?


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its not like TCNZ watch GZ


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  Reply # 323219 26-Apr-2010 20:12
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Hrmm - do the T&C's have a clause for disconnections and/or prosecution for those that deliberating circumvent the throttle?

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  Reply # 323263 26-Apr-2010 21:42
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Great stuff frankrockk.

For those with firefox, I can confirm this works with downthemall.

http://www.downthemall.net/

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sbiddle: Enjoy it while it lasts.


With telecom's history on repairing problems, I'm sure this will last for a few months.

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  Reply # 323301 26-Apr-2010 23:20
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Ah the changing the referrer trick.

This is the same trick all the big http downloaders at gp started using a week or two back when 100 KB/s rate limiting was brought in on Big Time.

Telecom would have been aware of it for a couple of weeks at least already (unless their monitoring and oversight over this plan is worse than I thought), you would think they'd want to resolve that pretty quick smart.

I don't use it myself, I'm not a fan of all those premium account http file sharing sites. 

Paying for a premium rapidsahare/megaupload account is like the defination of irony!

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  Reply # 323315 27-Apr-2010 00:20
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You seem to think this bypass is aimed at rapidshare and megaupload, I'm pretty sure it's aimed at enabling users to get broadband type speeds via http from any site

Just tried it to download a file from a UK based server which has been throttled to around 10KB/s in the past few weeks, and got a smooth 500KB/s

Kinda exposes the lies some people have been told by Telecom about faults, doesn't it?

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  Reply # 323318 27-Apr-2010 00:30
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I know it works for any international http download.

The sad thing is Telecom obviously brought in the 100 KB shaping to target people abusing http downloads from rapidshare et el.... yet it negatively affected everyone else other than these guys because a few weeks ago they just switched to using this method in conjunction with rs2ip and a download manager to get line speed 24x7 on Rapidshare/Megaupload/Hotfile/etc.






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  Reply # 323437 27-Apr-2010 10:16
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frankrockk: Someone managed to find a way to bypass the Telecom Big Time throttle and it works:

http://pressf1.co.nz/showthread.php?t=109125


Firstly... You are an idiot for posting it in public.

However I will use this to rape Telecom as long as possible

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  Reply # 323438 27-Apr-2010 10:17
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Ragnor: I know it works for any international http download.

The sad thing is Telecom obviously brought in the 100 KB shaping to target people abusing http downloads from rapidshare et el.... yet it negatively affected everyone else other than these guys because a few weeks ago they just switched to using this method in conjunction with rs2ip and a download manager to get line speed 24x7 on Rapidshare/Megaupload/Hotfile/etc.







Not only that but a mojority of those people downloading a crap load
are using VPN so they bypass the throttling no matter what.
Telecom just dug a hole for themselves
like they did with XT

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  Reply # 323441 27-Apr-2010 10:20
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shiroshadows: Telecom just dug a hole for themselves like they did with XT


I think the comparison is not quite right. You could compare Big Time to Go Large, but not with XT. Completely different beasts, different approaches and different offerings.





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