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UK's BT Content Connect Criticised Over 'Net Neutrality'

     

engine

2:27 pm on Jan 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

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UK's BT Content Connect Criticised Over 'Net Neutrality' [bbc.co.uk]
BT has introduced a controversial service that some say could allow broadband providers to create a "two-tier internet".

Content Connect, as it is known, allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that use BT's network to charge content firms for high-speed delivery of video.

It could spell the end of so-called "net neutrality", where all traffic on the net is treated equally.

IanTurner

2:42 pm on Jan 4, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Definitely a step toward a two-tier internet - and interesting that BT are using the reseller ISPs to implement it.
 

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