Comcast plans to reduce internet service to customers it deems to be using too much bandwidth, a move that comes on the heels of federal regulators ruling that the internet service provider violated the law by throttling BitTorrent transfers, CNET reports. To keep service flowing to other customers, Comcast plans to impede internet speeds to its heaviest users for up to 20 minutes, Mitch Bowling, Comcast’s senior vice president and general manager of online services, told Bloomberg in an interview Aug. 19. "If in fact a person is generating enough packets that they’re the ones creating that situation, we will manage that consumer for the overall good of all of our consumers,’ Bowling said. The move follows the Federal Communications Commission’s ruling on August 1 that Comcast’s throttling of BitTorrent traffic last year was unlawful–the first time any U.S. broadband provider has ever been found to violate net neutrality rules. The FCC issued a cease-and-desist order and required the company to disclose to subscribers in the future how it plans to manage traffic…

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