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Microsoft's Windows 10 Torrent-U-Like updates GULP DOWN your precious bandwidth

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Torrent is as Torrent Does...

I don't know if it realistically can be regulated. At least BitTorrent clients let you pick the ports, but some also let you randomize it and use UPnP to open the port on the router. If Microsoft uses this technique and also ties it to the download port, I don't see how you can block one without blocking the other. And given the peer-to-peer nature of torrents, trying to figure which address(es) the torrent is using would be like a game of Whac-A-Mole.

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