The Comcast Throttling Scandal And Its Consequences, Summarized

NPR spoke with Daniel Roth, a senior writer at Wired Magazine, over the file sharing fiasco that Comcast found itself in about a year ago—the one where a Comcast customer discovered that the company was secretly impersonating his computer to interrupt bittorrent transmissions.

If you missed the story the first time around, here’s a two-minute recap that will fill you in on what Comcast was doing, how they were caught, what the FCC had to say about it, and the consequences of the whole ordeal. (Hello download caps and tiered packages!)

“The Die is Cast” [On the Media @ NPR]

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