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DL and UL speed? Traffic limits?
Proxy? VPN?
Is p2p allowed?
Does Waterloo has unofficial private networks with a bunch of movies or programs?

Does something happen if I will download each month ~30-40GB from the same IP via ftp?
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1) Its a University, so im assuming there will be fast UL and DL speed
2) Even if it isn't allowed, you can still get around it. Especially if you have your own laptop and you have administrator privileges. Just change the VPN port server sided and connect that way so you don't use the blocked port.
3) I don't think P2P is allowed, depends on the content maybe? :\ I heard on Compsci.ca that they monitor the data apparently.

Dude relax, just get a rocketstick from rogers :D/
Apparently there's public wi-fi so how would they know your the person using that 30/40GB.
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I also wanted to know whether they care if someone is watching "legal" porn or browsing 4chan or talking about weed.
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@link wrote
I also wanted to know whether they care if someone is watching "legal" porn or browsing 4chan or talking about weed.


I lol'd. I would hope that they won't care :P
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@link wrote
I also wanted to know whether they care if someone is watching "legal" porn or browsing 4chan or talking about weed.


If you have to WATCH porn while your in University thats sad...
But again its Waterloo, so idk how the girls are there lol
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Official limits are 2 GB a day for external traffic, but I highly doubt they enforce this. Resnet is on a 500 mbit line but due to routing, you won't see more than 8-10 of that external. Internal download gets throttled to about 80 mbit.

I didn't bother with proxies or VPN, but you prooobably will have no issue with it. I had no problems using Tor, for instance. Firewalls will block any of your efforts to maintain a server, even for exclusive personal use with very low bandwidth. This is banned by policy anyways, so meh.

Copyright-violating/illegal P2P is officially banned, legit P2P is fine. You most likely won't need to use it however because ...

Waterloo does indeed have a large intranet web of shared goodies. As do most universities. But in no way, shape or form do I support your largescale copyright violations because you're too cheap to pay for content.

As for your last question, probably not unless you irritate ResNet or poke at them.
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