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Comcast Will Slow Heavy Web Users' Traffic for Up to 20 Minutes
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 14:31:00 -0400

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From: "Wilhelm, William B., Jr." <William.Wilhelm () bingham com>
Date: August 20, 2008 2:17:34 PM EDT
To: dave () farber net
Subject: RE: [IP] Comcast Will Slow Heavy Web Users' Traffic for Up to 20 Minutes


Still digesting the full Order, but it requires Comcast to disclose the
following within 30 days. So everyone should learn more in time.

(1) Disclose the precise contours of the network management practices at
issue here, including what equipment has been utilized, when it began to
be employed, when and under what circumstances it has been used, how it
has been configured, what protocols have been affected, and where it has
been deployed; (2) submit a compliance plan to the Commission with
interim benchmarks that describes how it intends to transition from
discriminatory to nondiscriminatory network management practices by the
end of the year; and (3) disclose to the Commission and the public the
details of the network management practices that it intends to deploy
following the termination of its current practices, including the
thresholds that will trigger any limits on customers' access to

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