Setting an ISP speed trap in the name of Net Neutrality

Summary:Cory Doctorow:Dan Kaminsky, DNS hacker and rootkit infection sleuth, has devised a test for checking to see if your Internet connection is "neutral" -- that is, whether your connection is being filtered, throttled, slowed down, or monkeyed with secretly by your ISP.Sounds a bit like how Network Physics' solutions work.

Cory Doctorow:

Dan Kaminsky, DNS hacker and rootkit infection sleuth, has devised a test for checking to see if your Internet connection is "neutral" -- that is, whether your connection is being filtered, throttled, slowed down, or monkeyed with secretly by your ISP.

Sounds a bit like how Network Physics' solutions work.  Anyway, this is a cool idea. Now just tell me how to make a citizen's arrest.

Topics: Malware

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