RE: UMG Interdiction results - Ne-Yo

From: Ivan Kwok <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 22:40:29 -0700

I'm currently optimizing the DHT IP collecting module. That should minimize the effect of tracker banning.

-----Original Message-----
From: "Ty Heath" <>
To: "Tabish Hasan" <>
Cc: "Ivan Kwok" <>; "Ben Ebert" <>; "Randy Saaf" <>; "Jay Mairs" <>; "Ben Grodsky" <>; "qateam" <>
Sent: 5/17/07 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: UMG Interdiction results - Ne-Yo

The new version of utorrent will hurt interdiction. I am working on
a patch to help alleviate that. But it has a very serious impact,
even if testing with an older version.

Also, Ivan's source collector is having trouble getting banned from a
lot of trackers. So many torrents don't have any sources for me to


On May 17, 2007, at 6:15 PM, Tabish Hasan wrote:

> Ty,
> Here are our interdiction results for the Ne-Yo UMG album. There’s
> 2 days of testing….one from yesterday (before your patch) and one
> from today. Seems like the patch helped a little bit, but not
> enough. Yesterday 14 out 17 interdicted torrents completed w/in 2
> hours and today, there were 9 out of 17. So it still seems our
> interdiction is really weak. Most of the times our IPs are just not
> getting into the swarm, and sometimes even when our IPs get in, it
> doesn’t stop the DL.
> -TH
> <ne-yo interdiction.xls>
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