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Re: Napster & other bandwidth hogs

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Jan 24 15:45:35 2000

>>> Since these apps are becoming more and more prevalent, as college students
>>> are huge collectors of digital music, and as bandwidth is always a
>>> concern, I am wondering what others in either the educational or business
>>> community are doing in light of this.
>> pretending we're in business, charging for bandwidth, and crying all
>> the way to the bank.
>> when the customer wants more of your product, and if you find this
>> negative, then your business model needs re-evaluation.
> Considering that his email address ended in ".edu" and was asking his
> question as a representative of such an institution (which you
> considerably cut out of your response ;), I would say that your
> statement about his business model needing re-evaluation is a bit
> uncalled for.

a - his address was in the header.

b - you may want to actually read his message "in either the educational or
    business community"