[LINK] Re: RIAAâs Hostile Takeover of the Internet
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Fri May 1 21:31:12 EST 2009
At 09:12 PM 1/05/2009, Glen Turner wrote:
> 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>
An ISP here in Australia was suspected of doing the same thing. I
used to subscribe to them. One of the user pasttimes was watching
traffic speeds and posting them on whirlpool. Now that I have
reliable service, I don't bother any more.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
jwhit at janwhitaker.com
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