The FCC’s inquiry into Comcast’s blocking of BitTorrent has resulted in a new wave of unity among P2P companies, with competitors like BitTorrent, Vuze and Miro demanding enforceable rules against interference with P2P traffic. Representatives of all three ventures joined Free Press today in a press conference call, on which they made the case for Net Neutrality legislation.

Comcast, on the other hand, maintains that its interference with BitTorrent is reasonable and “fully consistent with sound principles of Net Neutrality,” as the company stated in its comments to the FCC. Comcast even tries to paint itself as a true defender of Net Neutrality, arguing that other P2P providers would suffer if BitTorrent was allowed to take over a network’s resources: “There is nothing ‘neutral’ about a network that is not managed,” the company claims. Continue reading at

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