I think it should be apparent by now that MBps and Mbps mean the same thing to most people. It's just something we have to expect and it is generally pointless to try to make a fuss over it - waste of time.
Unit conversion ignorance should not be accepted or expected
Agreed. Sometimes the difference can hit you in the wallet. I have had many problems with phone AND IM chat reps at wireless carriers quoting prices such as 0.10 cents, $0.10 cents, 0.05 cents, and so on.
It's exasperating trying to get them to understand the relevance of decimal points and units, and getting them to express them exactly as in their script or on screen without their own semi-automatic, often inaccurate, addition of a unit. -- USNG: 16TDN2870 Find your USNG coordinates: USNGWeb