Measurement Lab Being Throttled?

Comcast has been known before for filtering or throttling bandwidth, especially bit torrent traffic, so I thought this was an interesting coincidence.

Measurement Lab On Comcast

Measurement Lab is “an open platform that researchers can use to deploy Internet measurement tools.” One of their first measurement tools is to “measure the speed of [your] connection, run diagnostics, and attempt to discern if [your] ISP is blocking or throttling particular applications.” It appears that the Measurement Lab website and several of the servers running these tools are getting bombarded with traffic, but I thought it was quite funny given Comcast’s net neutrality history when I first got the error…