Broadband supplier puts limits on peer-to-peer services

READERS USING CABLEVISION'S "Optimum" broadband connections have received a message in a bottle from the firm warning them that using a list of peer-to-peer file services could mean the firm might restrict access to its services.

It sent a message to some of its customers yesterday headed "potential security brief" and listed which peer-to-peer file services could cause their bandwidth to be throttled, if the file sharing option is not disabled.

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News source: The inq.

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