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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gaffyh3222d 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!

SactoGamer3222d ago

I dislike comcast with such passion.

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Baka-akaB3222d ago

I say dont settle and bleed them dry ...

cyclindk3222d ago

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

FantasyStar3222d ago (Edited 3222d ago )

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

cyclindk3222d ago

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

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