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Old March 28, 2011, 12:21 PM
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WOW uses bit torrents to update and Rogers Thottels WOW fore it.

Rogers should fix it in a few months.

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Old March 28, 2011, 12:26 PM
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Canadian ISP Throttles World of Warcraft Players - PCWorld

WOW uses bit torrents to update and Rogers Thottels WOW fore it.

Rogers should fix it in a few months.

Yep ROGERS
WoW has used P2P measures for updates for AGESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS.

Rogers is just bein a bunch of dinks.
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Old March 28, 2011, 12:28 PM
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I'm sure Rogers isn't the only ISP throttling bit-torrents.

Even Algonquin College in Ottawa does it, sucks for people living in res.
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Old March 28, 2011, 12:32 PM
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Im on Rogers so no torrents fore me :(
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Rogers throttles in some places, but people in the past week have reported throttling is gone in some cases. Bell throttles even more so than Rogers, and they also throttle all of their inde ISPs. However I'm not sure if their throttling affects wow.
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Old March 28, 2011, 12:50 PM
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Bell only throttles during peak hours and in public sites. If you run during the day or late night after throttling on private sites you don't get throttled
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For Rogers Hi Speed Internet (delivered over cable) and Portable Internet from Rogers customers, the maximum upload speed for P2P file sharing traffic is 80 kbps at all times. There are no limits on download speed for any application or protocol.
I'm using torrents on Rogers, and my download speeds are fine (on par with Steam download rates) despite upload being atrocious (although I don't know if I'm on lively enough torrents to tax my upload). My P2P upload is about on par with what Rogers says their throttle is at, ~between 5 to 8 kB/s.

I don't play WOW but unless your download rate is proportional to your upload I can't see this being that much of a problem for an individual user on Rogers.
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Rogers says it is working with Blizzard to "fix" the problem.
>:(
Now, I do not like WoW, but this is not Blizzard's problem to fix!

**** you rogers.
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Old March 28, 2011, 08:00 PM
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I've been throttled by Bell during the day on some specific sites. One has university lectures and it starts off well enough, then degrades rapidly, both download or streaming (PC). Yet if I download a large file somewhere else, it's fine. And I noticed (a couple of years ago) that COD was throttled on and off, but Killzone wasn't (Playstation 3).
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Not the first time this sort of thing has happened. I play Vindictus, which uses a P2P system, and there have been a few times over the last half-year where we would have people from Ontario who had Rogers, suddenly unable to maintain their connections with any sort of consistancy.
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