Kevin Martin slaps Comcast on the wrist

Kevin Martin is planning to sanction Comcast for traffic shaping.  Although good, this isn’t a victory by any means as Martin, anointed by the great W., blames telecoms needs for traffic shaping on their inability to expand due to over-regulation.  He believes, as any “small” government lovin’ Republican should, that telecoms should be free to charge users whatever they want in exchange for letting these users do whatever they want, the usual “freedom isn’t free”.  Martin does seem to be moderate compared to some his compatriots, he is also pushing cable companies to allow users to pick the channels they want to subscribe to instead of being forced to subscribe to over-priced packages. link

I wonder if anything will happen to Bell here in Canada, who blatant traffic-shapers…