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Fire department claims Verizon “throttled” internet service as it battled deadly wildfires

The ability to react to real-time information is critical when battling massive wildfires. According to the Santa Clara County Fire Department, however—who was fighting the Mendocino Complex fire in July—that was a luxury they didn’t have. In a federal court filing this week, the county’s fire chief claimed that Verizon had “throttled” its data connection […]

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How to Defeat Throttling & Peering With Hotspot Shield

You pay for a speedy Internet connection, but that doesn’t mean your connection is always fast. Even if your Internet service provider (ISP) claims to offer speeds that leave its competitors in the dust, you still might find that the content you stream on some websites seems slower than what you stream from other websites. […]

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