FCCs Net Neutrality Plan Blocks BitTorrent

I’m not a fan of this at all. I think there are far too many legit uses to bitorrent.

FCC's Net Neutrality Plan Blocks BitTorrent: “master_p writes ‘The FCCs formally issued draft net neutrality regulations have a huge copyright loophole in them; a loophole that would theoretically permit Comcast to block BitTorrent just like it did in 2007 — simply by claiming that it was reasonable network management intended to prevent the unlawful transfer of content. The new proposed net neutrality regulations would allow the same practices that net neutrality was first invoked to prevent, even if these ISP practices end up inflicting collateral damage on perfectly lawful content and activities.’

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