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Re: Bittorrent packets


On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Marco Bonetti
<marco.bonetti@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, December 15, 2008 14:35, Mitar wrote:
>> But why port 80? Because that is what the original user has been using
>> and he/she sends this port number to the tracker?
> yes.
> 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

True. So probably I am getting even more packets to other ports. I am
just not seeing them as they are dropped.