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telcolackey5
The Truth? You can't handle the truth

join:2007-04-06
Death Valley, CA

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reply to pleekmo

Re: Making the Suits Happy?

Plaintiff: Bittorrent

ISP X is blocking us from reusing its infrastructure to deliver our goods at no cost to us, but substantial cost to ISP X. We feel it is in our right to reuse this bandwidth 7x24 and not pay anyone for it (not even our own ISP)


axus

join:2001-06-18
Washington, DC
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You're misinformed, Bittorrent is a protocol. There is a Bittorrent company, but they aren't distributing content or using bandwidth. The bandwidth is used by server operators (who pay for the connection) and end users (who pay for their connection).

I don't think Bittorrent needs to sue anyone, either, it would be the people who do pay for bandwidth that would do the suing, for the telecoms they are paying to fulfil their contract obligations.



telcolackey5
The Truth? You can't handle the truth

join:2007-04-06
Death Valley, CA

You are misinterpreting... Bittorrent is a company that is distributing content by sharing the bandwidth that broadband users have paid for.

This is like the car wash that taps into your apartment faucet. In exchange for this, you get "free" car washes. Your water is paid for in your rent, but not expected to be used by others.