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Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

  • From: Peter Corlett
  • Date: Tue Mar 13 11:56:48 2007

On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 08:27:04AM -0700, Roland Dobbins wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2007, at 8:17 AM, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
>> what business drivers are there to put more bits on the wire to the end
>> user?
> BitTorrent.

The download speed is however limited by the upload speed of the peers,
which acts as its own rate-limit given that the bandwidth on broadband
connections is somewhat asymmetric.