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sonicmerlin

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

Re: Why we have caps

said by fifty nine:

How quickly people forget.

»news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10004508-38.html

Comcast decided to throttle/filter bittorrent which was hammering their network. Bittorrent is one of the highest users of bandwidth.

FCC said that was illegal, and you have to disclose how you manage your network, and it must be fair.

No problem, 250GB cap for all... up front, disclosed, fair.

I think the crowd here won't be happy until they get the most speed available, unlimited bandwidth with no conditions at all for a rock bottom price.

How quickly you begin to shill:

According to Sandvine, even when averaged over the entire day, Netflix accounted for 22.2 percent of North American data traffic. Thats more than even more than BitTorrent, which accounted for 21.6 percent of traffic, and had long been the single largest component of data traffic on broadband networks.

»gigaom.com/broadband/netflix-p2p-traffic/