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Detecting net neutrality violations´┐Żthere's an app for that!

Jan 06, 2011, 21:18 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nate Anderson)

[ Thanks to Bernard Swiss for this link. ]

"It's notoriously difficult to know how an ISP might be managing, throttling, or degrading Internet traffic. Comcast's P2P-limiting technology was only caught through a fluke, and it's certainly possible that many ISPs have been up to similar shenanigans for years without 'fessing up. Net neutrality rules passed in December are meant to address this, but the strictest ones only apply to wired networks and may well be overturned by judges or Congress in the next year or two. So what's a toothless regulator to do?"

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