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Re: Internet traffic and Azureus -



On 9/24/07, Res <res ausics net> wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Andy Green wrote:
>
>
> > *shrug* best to say "yes that's what they are *in my country*" then,
> > because there must be a lot of places where is a civil issue.
>
> Or more to the point nobody here should assume everything is uniform, this
> is an international user list.
>
> >> So.. you are saying we should offer these crims 300 gigs a month for 70
> >
> > These people downloading media files, which you assume are violating any
> > laws, and choose to label "criminals"... what about all the YouTube,
> > iTunes, the various legit movie and TV episode download sites that all
>
> I spend a lot of time on youtube, I also watch certain shows from the US
> via CBS (I think it is) since the local networks stopped importing and
> showing some of those shows, I stream the bbc many hours a day, I do
> critical DB backups daily to my home desktop (just an extra part of
> off-site backing up) and it'd be lucky to hit 50 gigs a month, and thats
> a big effort, there is no way you can stream legal material that uses
> 300G a month, and you and I both know it, to tink otherwise is to be blind
> and nieve, and smells of " i'm not doing anything wrong no on no not me
> ever" heard it a trillion times before, and SEEN it!
>
> When I was dealing with speed complaints, you only have to look at the
> port and you can see what they are doing, encrypted data? no problems,
> lock and unlock their port, they restart their p2p, and we can see what
> they are doing, i have had so many deny it to me whilst im on the phone
> talking to them, and i'm seeing they are downloading the latest yet to be
> released in this country movies, but then again, have you ever known a
> criminal to admit what they are doing is wrong without being caught, have
> you ever known a spamemr to think what he/she is doing is spamming, its
> all denials, adn we see right through you :)
>
>
> > I'm on an unlimited 20Mbps cable connection... along with what must be
> > hundreds of thousands of others here in the UK -- it's not cheap but
> > it's not a "business plan".  Your idea of what is possible and what is
> > good customer service for ISPs seems pretty messed up.  In the future
>
> The cost of data to Australia is expensive, courtesy of the american
> tier 1 extortionate interconnects, we can pay anywhere up to 30 times
> what U.S ISPs do per data (they blame it on the loooooooonnnnggggg trans
> pacific haul), so there will never be such a thing as true unlimited on
> a survivable business model in this country :)
> Certainly not in any forseeable future.
>
> --
>
> Cheers
> Res

LOL  Nothing that money can't fix. Google is purported to be building
a pacific cable of their own. If your local telco doesn't get their
paws on it you just might get a break.


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