P2P Case Ends in $16m Settlement

GN writes, "Cable company Comcast was slammed with a class-action lawsuit in 2007 for "restricting access to file-sharing protocols." Of the protocols restricted, the widely known BitTorrent and Gnutella were two of them. According to Ars Technica, Comcast is "on the verge of settling with irate customers."

Comcast proposed a $16 million settlement for users who experienced the restricted access, likely to avoid an arduous legal campaign..."

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gaffyh2947d ago

I hope this happens in UK as well, f***ing Virgin Media throttle your internet even when you aren't using P2P, just doing a normal download!

SactoGamer2947d ago

I dislike comcast with such passion.

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Baka-akaB2947d ago

I say dont settle and bleed them dry ...

cyclindk2947d ago

Everyone should just move to Japan, they do the opposite with their internet... like 10x as fast as the US. Hate Comcast..

FantasyStar2947d ago (Edited 2947d ago )

Maybe they should share some of their internet with the rest of the world!

cyclindk2947d ago

Even though that doesn't make any sense at all... I agree with it :)

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