[SATLUG] Old thread but is Google still your frin?

Daniel Givens daniel at rugmonster.org
Sat Aug 7 10:20:18 CDT 2010


On Aug 7, 2010, at 9:56 AM, Don Davis wrote:

> 
>>> i am very disturbed by the reports of the google-verizon packet shaping deal
>> 
>> ...which has been flatly denied by both parties. Sounds like a story that was dead on arrival.
>> 
> I use Verizon. They have some sort of deal with Bing.
> 
> Traffic shaping. What's the big deal?
...

Yes, net neutrality is important. My point was not that it's not an important issue that needs to be addressed. My point was that these two parties have both denied the claims of the New York Times story. That's why I said it was dead on arrival. The New York Times story. Not the larger issue.


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