Comcast throttles Bittorrent


It seems that Comcast is aggressively shaping BitTorrent traffic ( and in some cases resetting seed connections. There goes my ratio! Now it’ll take forever to download the latest episode of, er. latest Linux distro.

A link in the above article points to a Whalesalad post on tunnelling BT connections over SSH. Should do the trick (althoug I haven’t actually tried it yet.)