Squeeze Put on Comcast

Haugsted, Linda; Spangler, Todd
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p2
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by New York's attorney general against Comcast Corp. for its way of distributing bandwidth to file-swapping Internet applications. Accordingly, the office of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has requested documents from Comcast related to its practice of throttling back the bandwidth available to users of BitTorrent and similar capacity-sapping file-sharing applications during periods of congestion.


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