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Comcrap caught fraudulently killing traffic

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Date: Oct 19, 2007 - 11:54 AM
MSNBC has Comcast caught red-handed discriminating against certain traffic:

Comcast's technology kicks in, though not consistently, when one BitTorrent user attempts to share a complete file with another user.

Each PC gets a message invisible to the user that looks like it comes from the other computer, telling it to stop communicating. But neither message originated from the other computer ? it comes from Comcast. If it were a telephone conversation, it would be like the operator breaking into the conversation, telling each talker in the voice of the other: "Sorry, I have to hang up. Good bye."
This is the same type of fraud that China's "great firewall" engages in - only it's being done by Comcrap.



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