[kwlug-disc] Slow OpenVPN on Rogers?

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat Jun 18 02:24:32 EDT 2011

On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 02:00:29AM -0400, William Rieck wrote:
> >
> Rogers statement is here, point number three, that other applications may be
> impacted when there are P2P sharing applications are running on your
> network.
> http://www.rogers.com/web/content/network_management

That's helpful, thanks.

Also, the statement in point 5 that "Rogers does not look at content.
Our traffic management is not used to identify content: it identifies
only the type of traffic." is demonstrably false. Here is a snippet
they gave us when they shut us down for having an IRC bot on our

 Times are in GMT.
 [2009-04-22 14:50:11][] CONNECT 6669
 [2009-04-22 14:50:11][] PASS dci
 [2009-04-22 14:50:12][] NICK [SNiFFER]prewya
 [2009-04-22 14:50:12][] USER thmcft ""
"dvo" :thmcft
 [2009-04-22 14:50:12][[SNiFFER]prewya!thmcft at]
??hackz?? loser

Sounds to me like listing usernames and IRC channels is an example of
looking inside content. The type of the traffic is IRC traffic. The
content helps identify it as an IRC bot.

- Paul


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