Don’t Ban, Shape!

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 18 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

Out of the AP (via Yahoo!):


Del Mar College students now have to use computers outside the school’s system if they want to visit the popular Web site

The community college has blocked the site in response to complaints about sluggish Internet speed on campus computers.

Why do they feel they need to complete ban the site and cause students to make a fit when the campus could just limit the amount of outbound traffic sent to MySpace?

[tags]myspace, packet shaping, QoS[/tags]