joetaxpayerI'M Here Till ThursdayReviews:
said by EG:Ok. So we agree the word is ambiguous. Right? Since it's used that way, I can't argue with you. I hope we also agree there's only so much capacity at any moment, and that number is probably much lower than the promised rate times the number of customers.
IMO, to "throttle" implies that something *deliberate* is being done and not *the nature of the beast*.
And there may come a day when the ISP says "we guarantee X Mb/s, but at 3am you might just see 100Mb/s" instead of limiting speeds to service levels.