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Pirate Pay Blocks BitTorrent Sharing. Is it Illegal DOS?

Skolkovo or Russian's competition to Silicon Valley has a hot company Pirate Pay which just received funding from Microsoft. The idea behind the system is to confuse BitTorrent clients to keep them from downloading specific content. The monetization comes from...

Skype, Amazon and BitTorrent news For a Snowy Week

Still snowed in? That’s what I thought. Regardless of whether you got back from back-straining snow removal or you live in Orlando, you’ll appreciate some of the latest tech news of the day. Popular Mechanics starts off the list with...

FCC Ruling Could Inject Politics into News Delivery

A major court just killed the idea of net neutrality. Where do we go from here? Yesterday a three-judge panel unanimously tossed out the FCC's August 2008 cease and desist order against Comcast, which had taken measures to slow BitTorrent...

Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Vs. Privacy

Over ten years ago many privacy advocates worried about Alexa as it was a company using a web toolbar in order to determine what users were doing online. Amazon eventually purchased the company and now Alexa has become a...

Deep Packet Inspection Concerns

There are numerous reasons for service providers to engage in deep packet inspection -- the practice of analyzing packets and understanding what type of data is contained therein. One simple reason to do this is to prioritize certain types of...

Comcast and BitTorrent Collaborate

In a dramatic turn of events, two companies that seemed to be at each other's throats just a few months back, Comcast and BitTorrent have decided to join forces and work together to advance ways in which rich media can...

Comcast Gets Kevin Martin's Wrath

Kevin Martin seems to be genuinely upset at Comcast and the fact they weren't forthcoming about their traffic shaping of BitTorrent traffic. "A hallmark of what should be seen as a reasonable business practice is certainly whether or not the...

Fred Goldstein on Net Neutrality

Just when you thought you knew everything you need to know about the net neutrality debate and the controversy involving the FCC, Comcast and BitTorrent... There is more. A fantastic article from Fred Goldstein of ionary Consulting sums up what...

Thank You Kevin Martin

It seems as if FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is the champion of the US citizen today at the FCC Forum as he seems genuinely concerned that there is discrimination taking place on the internet. Moreover he seems concerned about the...

FCC Forum Starts This Week

This week there will be an FCC Forum in Boston where the FCC will be discussing many issues regarding the future of the internet. While the lobbying system of the US is wonderful in that it allows many to have...

BitTorrent Strikes back

Recently we discussed how regulators will be looking carefully at Comcast and the fact that they were throttling the bandwidth from the file sharing program BitTorrent. While the regulators mull over what to do with these practices, the programmers at...

Regulators Reshape the Internet

It is pretty amazing to see how many separate issues are surfacing that could affect the future of the internet. The FCC and government have their plates full deciding what to do with telcos and their potentially anti-competitive practices. The...

Encryption Vs. Recording Industry

In p2p sharing networks the latest weapon the file sharers are deploying is encryption. Sure encryption has been around for years but it seems the file sharers are now using the technology coupled with services like BitTorrent.   According to...

TorrentSpy Case Ramnifications

I just learned of TorrentSpy.com, a site which allows users to search for files on a p2p network named BitTorrent. Typically this isn’t something I would devote brainwaves or electrons to but in this case it seems like an important...
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