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Re: Comcast blocking p2p uploads
Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
I cannot access relevant pages on www.comcast.com due to me not being in the US (or rather, they require an address first), could anyone please paste or other way supply the wording/text they use in their fineprint, to allow them contractually to disrupt customer TCP session in other way than delaying or dropping the packets (which I guess is accepted industry standard).They don't, Comcast is egregiously in violation of their own AUP!
vii. restrict, inhibit, or otherwise interfere with the ability of any other person, regardless of intent, purpose or knowledge, to use or enjoy the Service, including, without limitation, posting or transmitting any information or software which contains a worm, virus, or other harmful feature, or generating levels of traffic sufficient to impede others' ability to send or retrieve information;
vii. restrict, inhibit, interfere with, or otherwise disrupt or cause a performance degradation, regardless of intent, purpose or knowledge, to the Service or any Comcast (or Comcast supplier) host, server, backbone network, node or service, or otherwise cause a performance degradation to any Comcast (or Comcast supplier) facilities used to deliver the Service;
xxii. interfere with computer networking or telecommunications service to any user, host or network, ....
I'm on the horn to my legislators.... As a Comcast customer at home, I'll be looking into my legal position regarding "tortuous interference". As an ISP owner, I'm not as sure about my standing, but also seems that they are interfering with "service to any user, host or network".