A majority of the members of the Federal Communications Commission have decided to sanction Comcast for slowing peer-to-peer traffic, reports Online Media Daily. The FCC's two Democrats, Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein, agree with chair Kevin Martin that Comcast's traffic-shaping techniques violated net neutrality principles, according to press reports. The five-member commission is expected to issue a ruling on Friday.

The cable company admitted it slowed some peer-to-peer traffic, but said it did so on a very limited basis and solely to manage congestion on its network. The company also argued that the FCC has no jurisdiction to enforce net


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