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Phillip Epstein CU Student ID : 810657970 REC: 113 Professor: Kevin McMahon Comcast Bandwidth “Throttling” Suit Leads to Even more Shady Practices Earlier In November Jon Hart a Southern Californian filed suit against Comcast LLC. On the basis of false advertising by its slogan “Crazy Fast Speeds” as well as breaking federal computer fraud laws by actively blocking peer-to-peer network traffic. Peer-to-peer traffic is most often used by file sharing applications like Kazaa or BitTorent sharing music or videos. Comcast is allegedly sending fake signals to these applications to make them stop the transmission of data, effectively shutting them down There is no evidence in the user policy of the allow ability of this action. On top of that According to Catherine Bracy, the administrative manager at Harvards Center for Internet and Society, the host of February 25ths FCC hearing into the P2P throttling actions said that “Comcast hired people to ‘save seats’ for employees to prevent interested parties from attending the [FCC] hearing.” Bracy said when she
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BCOR 1010 taught by Professor Latier,jef during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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