[ILUG] Eircom surrenders
bbrelin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 12:44:29 GMT 2009
Just to add more fuel to an already roaring flame...
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Michael Watterson <watty at eircom.net>wrote:
> john Moylan wrote:
>> I'm sure it's tempting for the ISP's to generalise that all heavy P2P
>> users are doing something illegal. But I'm sure that there are lot's
>> of heavy users downloading perfectly legal content. BT is the
>> preferred method for distributing things like Linux Disto's. It is
>> also used to distribute perfectly legal content from archive.org etc.
> But eircom isn't going to monitor P2P or BT at all. The alternative that
> all the ISPs feared was that they would agree to do such a pointless doomed
> to failure expensive thing.
> The 3rd Parties of the Rights Holders are not doing traffic analysis or
> deep packet inspection.
> They are peering P2P to catch IPs, thus if it's a Linux ISO it's of no
> interest to them. Similarly if they have honey pots, it's not going to be a
> mirror of heanet server content is it?
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