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FCC Reprimands Comcast for Internet Traffic Throttling

Comcast has been ordered to change how it manages its broadband network after U.S. communications regulators concluded some of its tactics unreasonably restrict Internet users who share movies and other material.

In a precedent-setting decision, the five-member Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to uphold a complaint accusing Comcast of violating the FCC's open-Internet principles by improperly hindering peer-to-peer traffic.

Elsewhere: Broadband Census, Politics and Law, IP Democracy, Ars Technica, The Great American Blog, BroadbandReports, Werblog

Read full story: Reuters

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