[Madlug] Charter Quits The Internet Eavesdropping Business

Darrick Hartman lugs_darrick at djhsolutions.com
Tue Jun 24 23:08:15 CDT 2008


Brad Stone wrote:
> As a followup to a thread from a few weeks ago, it looks like Charter 
> has dropped their plans to monitor and alter our Internet streams. 
> Here's an article that states that Charter is pulling the plug on the 
> initiative:
> 
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/24/AR2008062401033.html
> 
> (The Security Now! <http://www.grc.com/securitynow.htm> podcast did an 
> episode on this type of monitoring technology last week titled *ISP 
> Betrayal*, and will do a more in depth technical followup next week if 
> you have any interest in the subject.)
> 
> It looks like we won this round. The next battle is the Senate FISA vote.

Charter is one of the better ISP's out there in this regard.  As I 
recall they fought the music industry to not sell out their customers.

Darrick
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