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Old April 8th, 2005
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when looking thru the monitor activity I always see a lot of - transfer interupted - why is it so and what is the problem?:d

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I have that too. Most are completed but last night the last 3 were all interuppted.
Also can anyone educate me on the subject of Bearshare clients uploading from me?
In my monitor box 3 uploads were attempted or made by Bearshare clients. 2 of them had "Browse Host" grayed out so I could not even connect to them. How can they connect to me? I thought Limewire was a P2P within its own "community" of Limewire users.
Also none of my uploaders could I connect. The other 7 that were LimeWire Pro clients kept returning error messages that they couldn't be browsed. Any info would be educational since I am very green at all this!
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Hmmm. Others could be disconnecting, but if most of the uploads are interrupted, then that's not likely.

Here's an example of an ISP disrupting uploads: the upload starts properly, but then interrupts for 60-75 seconds. This means the upload usually times out. The pink peaks are the key.

You can see details (and the graph) of uploads in the Tools->Bandwidth->Uploads section. If either of you see something similar, then I'd say your ISP is disrupting uploads to the gnutella network.
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Your ISP is sad Stief, very sad

That's what I call ISP interfence.
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Well, I still like them: 29.95 for 5M/1M, and a community not-for-profit organization. I'm still negotiating with them to stop this protocol-preferencing.

Just have to get the arguments together and direct them to the right person
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hehe, you also have to find the right person on their end: when I call my ISP I have to go through 5 persons to find someone with knowledge and power to change config

Of course, your pocket is the last thing that decides of the ISP

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Hey Steif and Voila! What about Bearshare uploaders ... is ths OK?
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Hi Mom. It shouldn't matter about the BearShares--they're just the ones that finding new content quickly recently.

Are you seeing a similar graph?

et voilà -- I've signed up for the free 2 month trial with the competition: should be installed later this week Then I'll have the comparison graphs to send.
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Salut Lyssa&JuliasMom, yes it is normal, especially that if you get a lot of bearshares, that means that your are in the download mesh (many people uploading parts of the same file). You shouldn't see many tranfer interrupted for rare files, if the file is popular, you'll see a lot of transfers interrupted.

Stief: haha, competition, competition, when they see that, it's in their interest to make things move... If they don't threathen them to place a negative review of that ISP at http://www.broadbandreports.com/ (explain them what this site is all about...)

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ISP should be very worried if they show they can control the type of packets being sent. Imagine if the mail carrier could be charged for the contents of a letter, or the telephone company had to be responsible for what people said on the phone!

Canadian ISP's should not engage in packet preferencing, or risk regulation http://www.michaelgeist.ca/resc/html...mar212005.html

European ISP's have to worry about taking on the job of enforcing copyright infringement.
http://constitutionalcode.blogspot.c...osals-isp.html

US ISP's have to worry about class-action suits LOTR posted a link about BearShare and a major ISP getting lawyers involved over this kind of interference.
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