What Do We Think of “Deep Packet Inspection”?

by on August 19, 2008 · 28 comments

The concept of deep packet inspection has come up a couple of times here at the Progress & Freedom Foundation’s Aspen Summit. And I’ve been interested to find people in other fora talking about deep packet inspection in the way they used to talk about cookies: “You’ll get to like once you understand what it is.”

I’m not so sure. Here’s a sample discussion of the issue among us TLFers, conducted on Twitter yesterday. (I’ve reorganized the tweets, so you can read from top to bottom.)

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