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Re: Napster and others...
Any operator trying to control which applications are used on their networks has either never learned, or already forgotten, the lesson of "fsp, NASA, and OZ."
Precis: they (developers, users) can modify the application to use spread-spectrum style port numbers that constantly change throughout the life of a session, which makes it effectively impossible to filter using existing technology.
Sean Doran has it right: be glad this is bulk TCP (fsp was UDP based), and turn on RED.
Erik <[email protected]>