Network Neutrality

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Fri Dec 5 08:34:23 MST 2008


On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 10:58:24AM -0700, Michael Torrie wrote:
> 
> Bittorrent's new udp protocol is an attempt to address the problems
> and make bittorrent more palatable to business users and isps because
> it does have it's own built-in controls now to make it coexist better
> with other forms of traffic that were previously harmed.  I don't
> think they've done this without thinking about the long-term
> consequences.  Nor is this an attempt to somehow beat ISP throttling.

So, Richard Bennett posted a retraction to his original article:

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/05/richard_bennett_bittorrent_udp/

It's nice to have a few more details.

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