12 May 2008 @ 14:46Privacy? What’s that?

Bell Canada’s use of DPI (deep packet inspection) has some privacy groups concerned. Should you be concerned too?

Current gear is so sophisticated that it can reconstitute e-mails and IM conversations out of asymmetric traffic flows and it can essentially peek “under the hood” of any non-encrypted packet to take a look at what it contains.

[via Ars Technica]

Related: Throttle 5 million P2P users with $800K DPI monster

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