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[liberationtech] /. ITU Approves Deep Packet Inspection

KheOps kheops at ceops.eu
Thu Dec 6 04:19:47 PST 2012


Hi,

Le 05/12/2012 23:10, Pavol Luptak a écrit :
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 07:27:27PM +0100, Christian Fuchs wrote:

[...]

> 
> DPI censorship is not a 'competitive' advantage, so it's quite likely that
> in a pure market society ('anarchocapitalism') without strong socialistic
> governments and their stupid Internet regulations, most Internet providers WILL
> NOT censor their connections, otherwise they will loose their customers. Most
> customers are not willing to pay for censored Internet if they can choose
> unfiltered free Internet. And the only one who can take them this right is
> a monopoly for laws/regulations - the centralized government.

I'd say it can happen for purely economic reasons. For instance, in
France, some ISPs used to have marketing agreements with Dailymotion and
consequently slowed down Youtube access.

Another exemple is the will to forbid VoIP on 3G connections in order to
force people to continue using the old GSM thingy (also happening in
France afaik).

KheOps



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