On the web, all traffic shall be equal

日期:2019-03-02 06:03:13 作者:茹琐 阅读:

ADVOCATES of net neutrality, the idea that all internet traffic should get equal priority, last week cheered a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission against US internet service provider Comcast. Last year the ISP was found to be monitoring its users’ activity and “throttling” the transmission of video and other files sent by bandwidth-hungry peer-to-peer applications. The FCC now says this is contrary to the “vibrant and open nature of the internet”. Internet users can now check for themselves whether their ISP is throttling or otherwise interfering with their traffic. A free program called Switzerland,