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RE: Comcast blocking p2p uploads

  • From: Clinton Popovich
  • Date: Fri Oct 19 17:36:40 2007

Its not that they are not permitted to control network traffic,  but they
are impersonating the other server and I have a feeling there are a few laws
that could fall under.  Like fraud for one.

Clinton Popovich
Systems Administrator
Nauticom Internet Services - An NPSI Company
2591 Wexford-Bayne Road, Suite 400
Sewickley, PA 15143
Tel: 724-933-9540
Fax: 724-933-9888
Email: [email protected]

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of John
C. A. Bambenek
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2007 3:42 PM
To: Mark Owen
Cc: Steven M. Bellovin; [email protected]
Subject: Re: Comcast blocking p2p uploads

Since when did private companies no longer have the right to regulate
their own property?

I must have missed the Amendment...

(Yeah, ok, I exaggerated the 99%)

On 10/19/07, Mark Owen <[email protected]> wrote:
> On 10/19/07, John C. A. Bambenek <[email protected]> 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.
> And 84% of statistics are made up on site.  If it is illegal it is not
> right to judge and punish.  We have courts for that.  As for limiting my
> bandwidth, if you have a problem with my usage you should state it in a
> policy and not discreetly forge RST packets.
> --
> Mark Owen