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addaword.gifdefinition of deep packet inspection

noun
(also DPI)
a way of checking the content of material being sent over the Internet, for example to make sure viruses and spam can be controlled
Instead, in confronting the political turmoil that has consumed the country this past week, the Iranian government appears to be engaging in a practice often called deep packet inspection, which enables authorities to not only block communication but to monitor it to gather information about individuals, as well as alter it for disinformation purposes, according to these experts.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/11/2012 08:55:00
Definition of deep packet inspection from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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