TITLE

Martin proposes sanctions against Comcast

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
CED;Aug2008, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin to sanction Comcast Corp. due to the violation of the network neutrality principles. It mentions that he will be asking the Commission to vote for the penalization of the company. It is also cited that the assertion of Martin is the outcome of a six-month investigation propelled by several complaints from consumers, that the said firm was intervening with peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic.
ACCESSION #
33439935

 

Related Articles

  • FCC RULES AGAINST COMCAST IN P2P CASE. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;8/10/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p11 

    The article reports on a ruling by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to demand Comcast disclose its practices in handling peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic and for the company to stop discriminating against customers who use P2P networks. According to the ruling, Comcast had violated its...

  • Eyeing Net Management Makeovers. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;9/1/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p15 

    The article reports on the order by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to Comcast Corp. to stop interfering with peer-to-peer Internet applications. The order also gave the company a 30-day deadline to submit a compliance plan describing how it intends to end the practice, in which...

  • FCC CHAIR CHIDES COMCAST. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;7/20/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p12 

    The article reports on the action of the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. against Comcast Corp. The chairman would suggest that the company be punished for allegedly blocking peer-to-peer communication among its consumers. He asserted that the punishment should...

  • Comcast Sparks Critical Torrent. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p38 

    The article reports on key issues pertaining to possible violations of Comcast's high-speed Internet customers to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 2005 Internet freedom policy by delaying peer-to-peer uploads during peak traffic times. Some critics of the company maintain that...

  • How the FCC's ruling against Comcast could affect networks.  // Network World;8/18/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p10 

    The article comments on the impact of the rule of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on corporate networks. The rule selectively blocks certain types of traffic which concentrate on peer-to-peer networks which are considered as competitive. It states that corporate network managers...

  • PEER-2-PEERING INTO THE FUTURE. Millard, Elizabeth // ABA Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p66 

    Focuses on the peer-to-peer (P2P) technology, which lets users access each other's files without having to store the information in a central place such as a company mainframe. Information on NextPage's Matrix P2P application; Security problem with P2P technology; Benefits of P2P technology to...

  • Understanding peer-to-peer computing. Edwards, Morris // Communications News;Oct2001, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p71 

    Provides information on peer-to-peer (P2P) computing. Concept of P2P computing; Early uses of P2P computing; Promise holds by P2P for software interaction.

  • Appendix D: Overview of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networks.  // Defending the Brand;2004, p235 

    Information on different frameworks for a peer-to-peer network that relate to topics discussed in the book "Defending the Brand" is presented.

  • Peer-to-peer. Connolly, P. J. // InfoWorld;1/7/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p35 

    Focuses on the emergence and the effect of peer-to-peer file sharing technology on business collaboration. Challenging area where the technology can be used; Concerns on security and architecture in relation to the technology.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics