SlashDot: "Comcast Gunning for NAT Users"

Jon Mansey jon at
Thu Jan 31 19:13:10 UTC 2002

On Thursday, January 31, 2002, at 10:24 AM, Conrad A. Rockenhaus wrote:

> snip

> When someone's running NAT, the bandwidth is distributed between the users
> behind the NAT device.
> If someone's assigned 512K, they can only use up to 512K, be it one
> computer, or several behind a NAT device.

Ive often pondered the feasibility of port based bandwidth rate control, 
and if broadband providers would ever actually implement it, whether 
protected by Ts&Cs or not.


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