by Mike Masnick
Tue, Jan 12th 2010 8:33pm
Various ISPs have been pushing for metered broadband for a while now, and we've wondered in the past who will monitor the broadband meters themselves to make sure they're accurate? After all, with things like energy meters, they're carefully regulated and audited to make sure they're accurate. But no such luck with broadband meters, for the most part. Broadband Reports points out that it looks like individuals will be on their own to check on whether or not their ISP is being honest with them concerning how much bandwidth they use.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Alex Halderman Clarifies: Not Sure If Election Was Hacked, But, Uh, Shouldn't Someone Be Checking To Make Sure?
- Field Drug Tests: The $2 Tool That Can Destroy Lives
- FBI's Facial Recognition Database Still Huge, Still Inaccurate, And DOJ Shows Zero Interest In Improving It
- Drug Dogs Don't Even Have To Be Right Half The Time To Be Considered 'Reliable' By The Courts
- Comcast Cap Blunder Highlights How Nobody Is Ensuring Broadband Meters Are Accurate