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Friday, April 22, 2011

Net neutrality in action: Virgin Media's strange superhub

If Ofcom was minded to take net neutrality seriously, they might ask some serious questions about Virgin Media's throttling and indeed crashing its users; Internet connections over the past several months - read the comments and you will see some invidious and technically ridiculous measures are being taken to traffic shape. But as the EC and BEREC might say: nothing to see here, move along..."The EU telecoms market is already healthily competitive. If an online service provider is confronted with extra charges for their content, they'll just tell the ISP to take a hike. It's a false debate." Dreamers...

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