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Re: Can P2P applications learn to play fair on networks?
On 10/22/07, [email protected] <[email protected]> wrote: > > > It's a network > > operations thing... why should Comcast provide a fat pipe for > > the rest of the world to benefit from? Just my $.02. > > Because their customers PAY them to provide that fat pipe? You are correct, customers pay Comcast to provide a fat pipe for THEIR use (MSO's typically understand this as eyeball heavy content retrieval, not content generation). They do not provide that pipe for somebody on another network to use, I mean abuse. Comcast's SLA is with their user, not the remote user. Also, its a long standing policy on most "broadband" type networks that the do not support user offered services, which this clearly falls into. charles