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The Student Newspaper of Case Western Reserve University

Slow going: sluggish internet speeds linked to five students' excessive bandwidth usage

"We suspect that some of this may be due to the DC++ ban that's been put in place. We can't confirm it, we can only suspect," said Nagel....

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posted 3/19/10 @ 11:07 AM EST

What actions are being brought against the students to prevent this from happening again?
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posted 3/22/10 @ 12:14 AM EST

No doubt cracking down on network abuses is a good thing, but ITS is there to provide staff and students with a secure and reliable network service, and this didn't accomplish that. Why does the network still break down all of the time?
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posted 3/22/10 @ 1:45 PM EST

Names!! Give us names!!

That would be an easy way to prevent this junk in the future.
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posted 3/22/10 @ 10:46 PM EST

I would like to make it clear that the students pictured above, in the photo that has been associated with this article around campus, have absolutely NO involvement or connection to the slowdown of the network. They are just random students working in a lab, and in fact, they had no idea their picture would be associated so distinctly with the claims of this article. The position of these students in relation to this article was not made clear by the Observer.
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