The so-called speed nerf brought with it quite a few emoragequits. Almost as many as the cancellation of ghost-training did. As well as lowering the speeds of ships, with or without speed-improving modules, CCP also lowered the speed of missiles, much to the chagrin of, apparently, the carebear caldari lvl 4 mission running demographic.
There’s always someone whining in EVE. If noone was whining the game would most certainly be broken.