AT&T Promises Not To Spy on You … Sort of

Dandelion Salad

by tkarr
http://www.savetheinternet.com/blog
October 13th, 2008

You would think that AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner execs had turned a page and formed a new front in defense of your online rights.

Late last month, they lined up before the Senate to mouth principles that would, in their words, ensure that “consumers have ultimate control over the use of their personal information and guards against privacy abuses.”

The issue spins around the use of a content-filtering technology called “deep packet inspection” or DPI, which allows network managers to inspect, track and target user Internet content as our information passes along the Information Superhighway.

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via Save the Internet Blog

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