Filesharing slowdown in residence

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  1. machine

    machine Welcome to the Machine OT Supporter

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    When I'm using p2p programms in my residence, the transfers are incredibly slow. When downloading directly from a website I can get speeds of 350 kbps, but I rarely go above 50 kpbs with kazzaa or BT, with the average speeds more around 1 or 2 kpbs.
    I've been thinking of messing around with the ports, but I wouldnt know what to change them to. Any ideas?
     
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    You're probably being packet-shaped because they want to discourage file sharing. If you mess around with the ports, it might work, but you'd be doing so at your own risk (they might notice and you might get in trouble for it).
     
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    any particular suggestions?
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Option 1: Don't use file sharing.
    Option 2: Move out and get your own internet.
     
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    thanks for being helpful.
     

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