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[liberationtech] /. ITU Approves Deep Packet Inspection

Pavol Luptak wilder at
Tue Dec 11 14:56:52 PST 2012


On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 01:19:47PM +0100, KheOps 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.

This is completely fine if customers decide for this kind of "marketing / ads" 
Internet connection for free (and accept all related advertisements).

I am more than sure there will be also an economical demand for non-ads,
non-filtered and fast Internet and many people will be willing to pay for it.

So market will work.

[wilder at] [] [talker: 5678]

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