June 13, 2007

The Chokepoints Will Choke Us Yet: AT&T to Filter Net Traffic

Filed under: Add new tag, censorship, code, musings — Wendy @ 3:26 am

“AT&T Inc. has joined Hollywood studios and recording companies in trying to keep pirated films, music and other content off its network — the first major carrier of Internet traffic to do so,” the LA Times reports. So customers will pay in added overhead and false positives, while filesharers adapt to evade the filtering (for both infringing and non-infringing traffic). Who wins? The sellers of filtering snake-oil tech, perhaps.

No Comments »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a comment

Powered by WordPress