said by anonnymiss :
User 1 gets 99% of the total bandwidth. User 2 gets 1%.
Tell me again how User 1 isn't "hogging" the entire line?
How can you claim such statements like that when internet packages offered to users are just a fraction of bulk bandwidth available from the ISP?
User 1 isn't hogging the line. It's the ISP fault for overselling its capacity which could only accommodate 1 user.
It gets all clogged up as soon as ONLY 1 user starts occupying?
Don't you think the ISP is selfish for trying to oversell beyond what its network could handle?
Your example is just an example of a 1:2 contention. In the real world, greedy ISPs could oversell their lines by several folds.
If you ask me, the users are the victims of the ISP's greed. As an ISP you're responsible to furnish a fair deal to your customers.If you expect users to fit in your bandwidth saving idea then you deserve a bad rating for being dishonest.
To me, the reason why they started the bright idea of volume capping was because they wanted to increase contention in order to rake in more profits.