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[Archived] Eff Releases Isp-checking Tool

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I thought i best pass this information arround :)

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released a new software tool to let users keep an eye on their ISPs.

The 'Switzerland' tool probes the user's network connection and checks to see whether or not the service provide has put restrictions on peer-to-peer traffic. Release of the tool marks a rare foray into software development by the EFF, which normally provides legal services.

"Until now, there hasn't been a reliable way to tell if somebody, a hacker, an ISP, corporate firewall, or the Great Firewall of China, is modifying your Internet traffic en route," explained Peter Eckersley the EFF Staff Technologist who designed Switzerland.

continues here http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2223152/...p-checking-tool

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