Defending deep packet inspection

Monday, 13 July 2009, 9:44 AM EST

A lot of attention has been paid to Deep Packet Inspection lately. DPI has developed a bad reputation for its role in censorship, data mining and eavesdropping. It is seen by many as a threat to Net neutrality and online privacy.

The depiction of DPI as a detrimental technology was highlighted during the recent unrest in Iran when the Wall Street Journal claimed that DPI was used to spy on citizens and block traffic deemed undesirable by the state. Several media outlets jumped on the bandwagon calling DPI "a technology ripe for abuse".

At Developing Security.

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