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Re: Internet traffic and Azureus -



on 9/23/2007 12:01 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
>> on 9/23/2007 11:34 AM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>   
>> Could be the dad too Bob. All those 'news' (CNN, MSNBC, etc) sites now
>> offer streaming videos and those are downloaded *each* time you watch them
>> if you chose to watch something again.
>>
>> 17 Gigs might sound like a lot, and for some it is quite a lot, but not
>> for a family of 5 as you describe.
>>   
> Yes, you are no doubt correct and of course this is the information I 
> needed to be able to understand the problem.
> 
> 17 gigs down and 5 gigs up are the limits and they have been adequate 
> until recently.  Probably the result of Terry gaining experience in 
> using his new computer.  I'll have to warn them about the streaming 
> video from the news pages since that very well may be another source.
> 
> Normally my philosophy has been I'm paying for the bandwidth so we might 
> as well use it but at the same time I check the usage every day in case 
> something like this should happen, a good thing I did as it turns out!
> 
> Mainly it's a matter of finding the cause, then we can try to solve the 
> problem.
> 
> Thanks to all.
> 
> Bob Goodwin   Zuni, Virginia


I don't recall you mentioning that there a 5 gig upload limit. What
happens when you hit that? Bittorrent, for example, both sends and
receives. Sharing. The 'polite' rule is to share, upload, at least as much
as you download. Most don't.

-- 

  David

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