Data Cap Integrity Act

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The Data Cap Integrity Act, also called the Data Measurement Integrity Act,[1] is a bill introduced in the United States Senate by Senator Ron Wyden.[2] The bill would require Internet service providers that have bandwidth caps to only apply caps on service to reduce network congestion rather than discourage Internet use,[2] count all data usage equally toward caps, regardless of its source or content,[2][3] and use a standard method of metering data use, which is to be defined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[2] The FCC would also be required to provide software to allow users to monitor their bandwidth usage.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bill Limiting Internet Usage Data Caps Could Signal Next Big Tech-Policy Battle". Bloomberg BNA. The Bureau of National Affairs. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Robertson, Adi (20 December 2012). "Senate bill would make internet data caps subject to net neutrality rules". The Verge. Vox Media. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Kravets, David. "Net Neutrality, Data-Cap Legislation Lands in Senate". Wired.com. Condé Nast. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 

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Comparison of network monitoring systems

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