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Deep packet inspection

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  1. (DPI) is a form of computer network packet filtering that examines the data and/or header part of a packet as it passes an inspection point, searching for non-protocol compliance, viruses, spam, intrusions or predefined criteria to decide if the pack

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  2. This is in contrast to shallow packet inspection (usually called just packet inspection) which just checks the header portion of a packet

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  3. People and organizations concerned about privacy or network neutrality find probing into the upper layers of the Internet protocol to be offensive. "The 'Net was built on open access and non-discrimination of packets!" Critics of network neutrality r

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  4. (and filtering) enables advanced security functions as well as internet data mining, eavesdropping, and censorship

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  5. Advocates of net neutrality fear that DPI technology will be used to reduce the openness of the Internet

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