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'Switzerland', and 'Volumouse'

Switzerland Switzerland is a tool which will will spot IP packets that are forged or modified between clients. This handy program will inform the user and provide copies of the modified packets. Switzerland is great for testing networks, ISPs, and ... firewalls, and was developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. http://www.eff.org Volumouse Volumouse provides a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system -- simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse. It allows you to define a set of rules for determining when the wheel will be used for changing the sound volume. For ... (view more)

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Free Tool To Test The Integrity Of Your ISP

As part of a "Test Your ISP" Project, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is reportedly releasing "Switzerland," a software tool for customers to test the integrity of their Internet communications. The idea is the result of a Federal ... Communications Commission (FCC) action against Comcast for violating the FCC's net neutrality principles. Comcast was recently caught interfering with its subscribers' use of BitTorrent, Gnutella, and other common file-sharing protocols employed by millions of Internet users. In an effort to disrupt certain protocols commonly used for file-sharing, Comcast ... (view more)

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