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Re: Two Tiered Internet

  • From: David Barak
  • Date: Tue Dec 13 22:25:21 2005
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--- Joe McGuckin <joe@via.net> wrote:

> What good is 6Mbit DSL from my ISP (say, SBC for
> example) if only a small
> portion of the net (sites that pay for non-degraded
> access) loads at a
> reasonable speed and everything else sucks?

There are two possible ways of having a tiered system
- one is to degrade competitors/those who don't pay,
and the other is to offer a premium service to those
who do pay.

Would your perception of those two scenarios be
identical?  

-David
-Fully RFC 1925 Compliant-

(speaking only for myself, btw...)

David Barak
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