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Re: Pay-As-You-Use High-Speed Internet?
- From: Jonathan M. Slivko
- Date: Fri May 14 18:05:53 2004
Deepak Jain wrote:
In an application where you pay-as-you-go with hard limits, the site
stops responding under the slashdotted activity. The limit protects the
ISP and the customer from a dispute, and the customer decides whether to
rethink their hard limits or the popularity of their content.
Jonathan M. Slivko wrote:
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 previous statement.
On Fri, 14 May 2004 17:22:03 EDT, "Jonathan M. Slivko"
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
Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
Who pays for a DDoS attack, or getting flooded by bounces from a
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
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
Jonathan M. Slivko
Network Operations Center
Invisible Hand Networks, Inc.