Bell Canada faces throttling suit

3 Jun 2008

Bell Canada is facing a class-action lawsuit for allegedly throttling internet traffic. A group of claimants has made two charges; firstly that the telco made misleading claims in its advertising to suggest that download speeds would be constant and this would not be the case if throttling is occurring. The group also claims that Bell Canada has violated privacy rules to inspect internet traffic. A report from Broadbandreports.com says the claimants are seeking refunds equivalent to 80% of their monthly subscriptions since this is the amount of time that the telco is alleged to enforce its throttling policy.

Canada, Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE)