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Re: Fun new policy at AOL
- From: Petri Helenius
- Date: Thu Aug 28 12:21:05 2003
Matthew Crocker wrote:
How many ISPs actively provide ALG´s for the 50% of their traffic which
consists of the
Technically no, There is no reason for a customer to have direct
access to the net so long as the ISP can provide appropriate proxies
for the services required.
It gets complex, it gets hard to manage but it can be done. There is
a stigma against proxing because of the early days when stale content
was all over the place. Does a dynamically assigned dialup/DSL user
even need a valid routable IP? For games? Maybe games should be
more NAT friendly.
peer2peer applications? Or is the most popular "killer app" not a
RIAA & friends would love you if you declared HTTP the only allowed
also give a boost to the applications implementing IP over HTTP.