In a case that was being watched by the entire net community, the FCC has ruled against Comcast and it’s practice of throttling peer-to-peer file sharing. The commission said the practice, used by the ISP to manage traffic loads, was discriminatory because it specifically targeted high bandwidth P2P activities. No fines are attached to the decision and Comcast must stop the practice by the end of the year. Look for the conversation to turn to increased user fees for high bandwidth usage.
FCC Rules Against Comcast in Net Neutrality Case