[LINK] RIAA’s Hostile Takeover of the Internet

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Fri May 1 21:12:54 EST 2009


On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 11:41 +0200, Kim Holburn wrote:
> There is pressure being put on ISPs and governments in many  
> countries.  In Italy at least one ISP throttles customers down to  
> below dialup for three or four days for any detected bittorrent use  
> and it does it secretly.

Why would any ISP do this? The customer is very unlikely
to correlate the two events without being told and will
just think of the ISP's performance as being periodically
dreadful for no good reason. <shakes head>



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