Saturday, December 01, 2007

Proof that Comcast still Throttles BitTorrent Traffic

Recently there has been a lot of buzz surrounding Comcast and the technique used by it to throttle BitTorrent traffic. Today I was just playing around with my ethereal on my home network. I had my bit torrent client running as usual.

I observed the following packets in ethereal

There were suspicious RST packets coming from So I did a who is by ip for the IP address using .

The IP address belongs to Comcast and that this fabricated packet is being sent to the bittorrent client in an effort to affect speeds. So its clear that Comcast is still trying to throttle bittorrent traffic.

Early this month there was a news that a California man had filed suit in state court against Internet service provider Comcast, arguing that the company's secret use of technology to limit peer-to-peer applications such as BitTorrent violates federal computer fraud laws, their user contracts and anti-fraudulent advertising statutes.

I think more law suits will follow soon and comcast will be forced to abandon such tactics.

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Monday, June 18, 2007

How-to-do-it : LUCID DREAMING

Lucid dreaming is a method that allows the sleeper to become alert and conscious while he or she is dreaming. This imagery is reported to be more vivid than in normal dreaming, and is a powerful method of meditation, which is reported to speed up the process of enlightenment. This technique helps allow dreamers control over their dreams.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

How to login to an expired Windows

Thanks to Microsoft, if you do not activate your Windows after 30 days of use, you will be locked out of your own computer! Find out how to bypass this and login without downloading anything!

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Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Top 5 Mythbusters Segments

With season 4 of Mythbusters, the popular debunking show on Discovery, NerdEBlog has compiled a list of the top 5 Mythbuster's segments including Kari's famous silver bikini clip!

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

HOW TO - Free international calling... for the next 3 years?

"Michael Gartenberg from Jupiter Research spotted this odd phone service for making free international calls, you call a number in Iowa (712-858-8883), enter 011 and then enjoy your free call."

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Friday, September 22, 2006

Why Top Employees Quit?

It's like clockwork. Every year a portion of our top talent decides it's time to move on. Once those bonus or holiday checks are cashed, the flood gates open and the resignation letters start flowing in.

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

See your website in 30+ different ways (screenshots)

See how your site looks in various versions of Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Netscape, Mozilla, Firebird, Dillo, Opera, Seamonkey, K-Meleon, Konquerer and more. Counted a total of 30 setups between Linux, Mac, and Windows. Also configurable to see your site in different resolutions. Too cool =)

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