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Re: Pay-As-You-Use High-Speed Internet?
- From: Jonathan M. Slivko
- Date: Fri May 14 17:45:12 2004
To answer your question, in our colo evironment, incomming traffic is
free and not measured for billing purposes (but I assume this will be
different on the ISP platform).
As far as being slashdotted, if it does happen - then your agent from
our application will watch - and adhere to - the budget that you had
initially set and any "Quick Response" settings that you had set, too.
Disputes, as far as what? The bandwidth that is purchased is all logged
into a database for review/auditing. As for the burden of proof, see my
On Fri, 14 May 2004 17:22:03 EDT, "Jonathan M. Slivko" <email@example.com> said:
Personally, I would like to see a senario where everyone just pays for
what they use - it would be a much better system for allowing people who
Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
Who pays for a DDoS attack, or getting flooded by bounces from a spammer's
joe-job or A/V companies warning spam when somebody else's box spoofs my
If they have a website, who pays how much if it's slashdotted? (Serious
question there - I may have budgeted for only several hundred or a thousand
hits a day, and if 200K hits costs too much, I may be in trouble...)
How do you handle disputes? Who has the burden of proof?
Those are all questions I'd be asking as a potential customer..
And the biggie for you is: How do you handle these issues on a low margin? ;)
Jonathan M. Slivko
Network Operations Center
Invisible Hand Networks, Inc.