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Re: Bittorrent packets

On Mon, December 15, 2008 14:35, Mitar wrote:
> OK, so the problem is that the tracker has recorded IP of an exit node
> as a Bittorrent peer and it is giving that to other Bittorrent peer
> which then want to connect to it and download from it?

> But why port 80? Because that is what the original user has been using
> and he/she sends this port number to the tracker?
On why the user chooses that specific port... meh... just let your
imagination go wild: there will be plenty of reasons, from the poor man
traffic disguise to human stupidity. I've seen computer science engineers
configuring a firewall on their own laptops and opening port 80 in input
while saying "because I should be able to surf the web" :D


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