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Re: Comcast blocking p2p uploads

  • From: Patrick W. Gilmore
  • Date: Fri Oct 19 16:07:15 2007

On Oct 19, 2007, at 3:10 PM, John C. A. Bambenek wrote:

I love how the framed it as "data discrimination".  Let's just be
honest... 99% of it was illegal traffic taking up far more than their
fair share of bandwidth.

I didn't know that you doing something illegal with your application made it OK to block my use of it.

Also, what _is_ my "fair share of bandwidth"?


P.S. I am making absolutely no judgement on whether block is good or bad. Just wondering how other people rationalize doing, or not doing, these types of things.

On 10/19/07, Steven M. Bellovin <[email protected]> wrote: Discrimination.html Discrimination-Tests.html

Not a lot more I can say, other than argghhh!

--Steve Bellovin,