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Re: Transaction Based Settlements Encourage Waste (was Re: B

  • From: Alex \"Mr. Worf\" Yuriev
  • Date: Mon Aug 24 19:49:41 1998

> My argument was that in addition to the peering settlement charges,
> each network would charge their customers for the traffic they generate.
> So, if you ask your web hosting customers to add traffic, and actually
> pay them for that, then my customers that request content from yours
> get a bigger bill than they used to.  My customers stop going to your
> customers site.  (I'll provide them with an itemized bill that lets them
> see what cost so much and why.) 

This is nice. Do you have any idea what kind of backend software would you
need to be able to process that much data in real-time?