'Traffic-shaping' New Internet Buzzword
Barry Artiste, Now Public Contributor
You know I thought the new Buzzword MisRemembering and MisSpeaking made infamous by Hillary was a new one, apparently this pales in comparison to this weeks New Buzzword "Traffic Shaping" most likely thought up by those PR Marketing Morons who wish to basically take you for a long slow ride down what used to be the Internet Super Highway, will now be compared to a "Dial up Laneway" . That's right , Online Gaming with your lightening super fast computer is now parked in the garage, though they'll look pretty, they may now be just as fast as a circa 1980s Coleco Computer from Radio Shack.
Your Autobahn you have long enjoyed, will soon be nothing more than a Walk in the Park Literally.
Bell's new Buzzword "Internet Traffic Shaping" is a nice way of saying we are slowing internet speeds down most likely to Dial up speeds, for movies, games and music downloads for its users during prime internet periods. Just another way as the Bell Motto goes, Bell Canada is making it simpler", though profitable for Bell. As the Buzzwords continue to be fabricated daily by those who wish to Dazzle us with Brillant Buzzwords, while Baffling us with Bullsh*t.
Independent Internet service providers who use Bell Canada's telephone lines say some of their customers face slower download times because of new 'traffic-shaping' policies being implemented by the telecom giant.
CTV.ca News Staff
Last week, the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP), filed an official complaint with the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission over the 'traffic-shaping' measures.
CAIP alleges Bell is using a technique known as Deep Packet Inspection, or DPI, to examine the types of data moving across the Internet. CAIP claims Bell is then restricting the movements of certain types of data -- primarily large files such as movies or music over peer-to-peer networks.
The complaint alleges that the measures are in violation of several section of the country's telecommunications act.