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According to the Wall Street Journal, Iran and China are likely using Deep Packet Inspection technology to monitor and control the Internet.
This spring, a Free Press report, Deep Packet Inspection: The End of the Internet as We Know It?, argued that DPI technology poses a major threat to the open Internet, giving network providers unprecedented power over Internet users. The use of DPI by U.S. companies like Comcast and Cox has already sparked widespread concern about abuses of Net Neutrality and online privacy.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Iranian government appears to be usi
Originally posted by Ace High
Great post S&F.
I am trying to soak up as much knowledge from the internet as I can. And guess what....I am addicted! I will be furious if/when the restrictions begin.
The internet is the truest representation of free speech ever. I think/hope people in the US would fight hard to keep the internet as open and free as it is today.
Long live the free and open internet!
Originally posted by wonderworld
Internet was created for and only used by Federal and State employees. It's gotten out of control for them, since the are, after all CONTROL fanatics.
I expect the internet to go back to government use. It sounds crazy but day by day we see the restrictions being enforced.
Soon any anti government blogger will be considered a terrorist. Have you noticed all of the pieces are fitting together, at such a rapid pace?