Is this normal?

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Dec 3, 2007

Is this normal? by enigmaindex at 11:10 AM (1,050 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. enigmaindex
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    I believe this topic isn't against the forum rules, if it is i am sorry, just delete/close this topic.

    Well i was looking at my Utorrent and what not and decided to look at the Peers i was uploading to and i saw this, it's the first time i have seen anything like it, unless i am really a n00b at torrents, but i don't think i am.


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    All IP addresses really close within range, all using the same Torrent App, almost identical Flags and they have all been on 1.1% percent for a couple of days now.

    I don't know what it is, so i though you guys might tell me what it is? Thanks

    Oh and im downloading the new Futurama Movie if that has anything to do with it.

    EDIT: The list goes on for longer, i just cant get it all into the photo.
     
  2. Veho

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    [hypothesis] It might be that there's only one seeder, but on a network with dynamic IP addressing. Every time (s)he logs on, there's a different IP address from within a certain address range, so the torrent protocol identifies it as a different seeder. That's why the download is so slow, too.

    Try finding another torrent.
     
  3. Costello

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    Maybe a clustered bittorrent client?
    someone runs multiple PCs on a network, and uses 1 client application on each computer...
    They're all downloading the same file, but each client downloads a different part of the file.
    The downloads are then much faster because each PC is considered as a different client... although it's the same person.
    Get the idea? That's what I think it is (just a theory!)
     
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    I already downloaded it, I'm just the 1:3 ratio guy. Okay well thanks for those theories, it does seem to make sense.
     
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    Member enarky GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    If this is a public torrent I wouldn't be surprised if these belong to a p2p monitoring company. It's a bit too obvious, though...

    They all belong to this company, based in California (hint: that's where Hollywood is located...):
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    user@box:~$ whois 72.172.90.154
    
    OrgName: Â ÂNet2EZ 
    OrgID: Â Â ÂNET2E
    Address: Â Â16060 Ventura Blvd Suite 105-211
    City: Â Â Â Encino
    StateProv: ÂCA
    PostalCode: 91436
    Country: Â ÂUS
    
    NetRange: Â 72.172.64.0 - 72.172.95.255 
    CIDR: Â Â Â 72.172.64.0/19 
    NetName: Â ÂNET2EZ
    NetHandle: ÂNET-72-172-64-0-1
    Parent: Â Â NET-72-0-0-0-0
    NetType: Â ÂDirect Allocation
    NameServer: NS1.NET2EZ.COM
    NameServer: NS2.NET2EZ.COM
    Comment: Â Â
    RegDate: Â Â2007-01-24
    Updated: Â Â2007-01-24
    
    OrgTechHandle: NET2E-ARIN
    OrgTechName: Â Net2EZ Support 
    OrgTechPhone: Â+1-310-426-9933
    OrgTechEmail: Âsupport@net2ez.com
    
    # ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2007-12-02 19:10
    # Enter ? for additional hints on searching ARIN's WHOIS database.
     
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    That's only a hosting company, the entire 72.172.64.0 - 72.172.95.255 range belongs to them, that's nearly 8000 IPs. Most likely that p2p monitoring company just rented a "few" (more like several dozen...) servers there.
     
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    To stamp out those pesky torrent monitors, I usually suggest running Peer Guardian while using p2p programs.

    http://phoenixlabs.org/pg2/

    Remember to update it after you install it! Also, disable logging of 'allowed' connections.
     

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