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Re: [TV] Recent problems

On 20 Apr 05, Andrew Flegg (andrew@xxxxxxxx) wrote:
> This is because a couple of applications have been downloading XMLTV
> downloads for all channels on all days; and then these apps have
> become more popular than their authors expected.

There's an apache module mod_bwshare at
http://www.topology.org/src/bwshare/README.html which may be handy.
The bwshare module temporarily blocks access by excessive users.  This
is aimed especially at users who download whole websites at great
speed.  Excessive speed is considered bad etiquette for search engine

Have you given bittorrent any serious thought (though it could be
tricky building up a network of seeding servers for files that change daily).

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