Monday, September 10, 2007

Disconnected from the Internet for Downloading Too MuchComcast restricts the Internet access for some users

Comcast, one of the largest ISPs in the US, took the decision to restrict the Internet access for some of its customers because they download too much. Although it might sound a little bit shocking nowadays that you can't download as much as you want, the company disconnected the users as they
were slowing down the entire network and increased the latency and the loading times for all the other users. AFP reported that in order to get a notification from the parent company you have to download 1,000 songs or four films from the Internet. However, every consumer has 30 days at disposal to resolve the matter and to avoid the disconnection.

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