[LINK] Re: RIAA’s Hostile Takeover of the Internet

Jan Whitaker 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.

Jan



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