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Re: Can P2P applications learn to play fair on networks?

  • From: Jim Popovitch
  • Date: Sun Oct 21 23:29:55 2007
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On Sun, 2007-10-21 at 22:45 -0400, Geo. wrote:
> Second, the more people on your network running fileshare network software 
> and sharing, the less backbone bandwidth your users are going to use when 
> downloading from a fileshare network because those on your network are going 
> to supply full bandwidth to them. 

Hmmmm... me wonders how you know this for fact?   Last time I took the
time to snoop a running torrent, I didn't get the the impression it was
pulling packets from the same country as I, let alone my network

-Jim P.