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Re: BitTorrent swarms have a deadly bite on broadband nets

  • From: Iljitsch van Beijnum
  • Date: Thu Oct 25 06:58:50 2007


On 24-okt-2007, at 17:39, Rod Beck wrote:


A simpler and hence less costly approach for those providers serving mass markets is to stick to flat rate pricing and outlaw high-bandwidth applications that are used by only a small number of end users.

That's not going to work in the long run. Just my podcasts are about 10 GB a month. You only have to wait until there's more HD video available online and it gets easier to get at for most people to see bandwidth use per customer skyrocket.


There are much worse things than having customers that like using your service as much as they can.