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RE: Two Tiered Internet

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Wed Dec 14 05:04:57 2005


> --- 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?

Since the model is based around cash, there is no perception
except you pay, you get priority. 

Someone has to pay for the Internet. The users aren't.

-M<






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