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Re: SlashDot: "Comcast Gunning for NAT Users"

  • From: Jon Mansey
  • Date: Thu Jan 31 14:20:50 2002

On Thursday, January 31, 2002, at 10:24 AM, Conrad A. Rockenhaus wrote:


When someone's running NAT, the bandwidth is distributed between the users
behind the NAT device.

If someone's assigned 512K, they can only use up to 512K, be it one
computer, or several behind a NAT device.

Ive often pondered the feasibility of port based bandwidth rate control, and if broadband providers would ever actually implement it, whether protected by Ts&Cs or not.