In the news: Soon to be published, Skype back-door trojan code?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Sep 1 02:31:41 UTC 2009

On Monday 31 August 2009, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> The latest insult is that news services, like cnn or fauxnews or the
>>> bbc, are all being throttled, so if I want to watch a story without a
>>> bunch of 20 second pauses in a 3 minute package, I'll pause it for a
>>> minute or 5 & go check email, so it is all downloaded when I unpause it.
>>>  msnbc of course doesn't suffer from that throttling cuz its M$. File
>>> fetching still has mostly full speed as those speeds are usually
>>> reported by the app pulling the file.  And so far, torrents are pretty
>>> good if there are enough seeders.
>> this is really "rant" about vz.   And somehow vz is "in bed"
>> with anything M$ cause it supposedly allows MSNBC through....

Obviously the doubting Thomas here has never had to deal with vz an an ISP.  
I rest my case.

Cheers, Gene
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