As a user of the Dutch ISP "Chello" I had a serious problem with the downloadspeed of torrents about 1,5 year ago. Unofficially I heard Chello used "traffic shaping" to reduce the torrent-traffic over their network. So, first they made tv-commercials telling everybody to join because you can download films, and next they took my downloadspeed down to 4 or 5 KB/sec.! After a few months this weird way of blocking torrent-traffic was over for me but on the Dutch underground Chelloo-forum their's still a conversation going.
I've used utorrent for a long time now and I found out that with protocol encryption an ISP is not able to see if traffic is torrent-related or not. So I enabled protocol encryption and a lot of peers did the same thing as well. This results in very good speed between the peers! Here is a link about protocol encryption:
I hope Tribler will add PE as well! Maybe it's a good idea to turn this feature automatic on for all Tribler users when they connect another Tribler user. So we can accept non encrypted connections with other programs (like utorrent, bitcomet, azureus etc.) But when 2 people connect using Tribler, their ISP's can't slow them down.
Especially when I read that tribler 5.0 is going to be worldleader in downloadspeed I think PE should be taken very seriously
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