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Re: P2P & Skype traffic control in ISP networks
- From: Scott Weeks
- Date: Fri Nov 11 02:21:28 2005
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From: Joe Shen <email@example.com>
To: NANGO <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: P2P & Skype traffic control in ISP networks
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 12:11:42 +0800 (CST)
> it seems some ISPs have started to introduce
> management facilities into their networks. Is those
> products of carrier level?
: stipulate in their subscription contracts that
: customers can't use the company's high-speed Web-access
: networks for Internet calling—or may prohibit usage in
: the future. Several cable companies are using technology
: to cap the speed at which some of their customers can
: swap videos. A number of equipment companies are selling
: software and other products designed to block and monitor
: Internet applications such as phone calls, video and
: photo downloads.
That's the spirit! Tell the customers "hell no, you can't
do that on our network!" I heard from folks (who I hope are
competitors) that they want to implement this business plan
of customer non-satisfaction. <mumble,mumble Monopolistic
Thinking mumble, mumble>
: on their networks, but he also says the FCC is looking
: into guidelines to protect consumers on this issue.
Oh yeah, it's another silly journalist that thinks the
internet is a US based toy and Just Doesn't Get It (JDGI).
Move along, nothing to see there... >:-)
ps. Why nango, not nanog?