My thoughts on packet shaping by ISP

It is not unknown that there are providers (including mine) that shape the packets, especially the micro packets that are used by p2p networks, such as Skype, Torrent Clients, Usenet, and others. Their excuse of course is that they have a specific amount of bandwidth available, and with everybody using the internet there are peak […]

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Getting Finances In Order

Through the last summer and especially the last few months I’ve had a bit of a rough spot when it comes to my finances. And I won’t go into detail to ensure that I won’t bore anybody with the specifics, but .. now that the holidays are over it’s time to revisit my pile of […]

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Rebuilding The Office

Over the last six months I have spend quite a bit of time and money into updating my home entertainment system and my little office. Changes included upgrading my internet service provider account and purchase new hardware, and most recently replacing a few ugly wooden planks with a new, more shiny, bigger one. And there […]

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