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Re: More Sidgemore on per-bit pricing
On Sat, Dec 05, 1998 at 02:38:57PM -0500, Barry Shein wrote: > > One possible positive effect (for the consumer) of "per-bit" pricing > is the opportunity to buy larger pipes but only pay for what you use. The other possible effect is that you buy one of these, and then someone launches a DOS attack at you and you get the bill for it. The economic impact of this should not be underestimated. Per-bitrate pricing is a problem as long as the receiver pays for the receipt of transmissions they may not have solicited. -- -- Karl Denninger ([email protected]) http://www.mcs.net/~karl I ain't even *authorized* to speak for anyone other than myself, so give up now on trying to associate my words with any particular organization.