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PerfectCode

join:2009-06-12
Portland, OR

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Bandwidth caps are EVIL.



C_Chipperson
Monster Rain
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join:2009-01-17
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How so?


talz13

join:2006-03-15
Avon, OH

UNREASONABLE bandwidth caps with UNREASONABLE overage charges are EVIL.


sonicmerlin

join:2009-05-24
Cleveland, OH
kudos:1
reply to C_Chipperson

said by C_Chipperson:

How so?

Because congestion is completely unrelated to data consumption. ISPs pay money for bandwidth according to 95% peak usage, which occurs during "prime time". And their bandwidth costs are a small fraction of the overall cost of maintaining the network.