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Hospital telethon mishap raises Internet throttling questions: CFTPA/ IFTA

News | 07/08/2009 8:49 pm EDT

An online telethon for sick children last year went offline periodically because the ISP treated the broadcast’s video stream as an unwanted peer-to-peer (P2P) upload, according to the telethon’s producer. At the CRTC hearings into Internet neutrality today, Brad Fox argued that it’s time for the government to put an end to packet-throttling practices.

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