Home media servers, AUPs, and upstream bandwidth utilization.

Alexander Harrowell a.harrowell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 26 09:57:46 UTC 2006

"Mobile access to Orb or Slingbox does not include using your mobile as
a modem."

Not sure what that means. They certainly support mobile>usb>pc or datacard
use, so it's not that. Do they mean no Slingbox viewing on a pc attached to
a mobile? Why?

On 12/26/06, Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at cisco.com> wrote:
> On Dec 25, 2006, at 3:05 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
> >     Kenjiro Cho, Kensuke Fukuda, Hiroshi Esaki, & Akira Kato.
> >     "The Impact and Implications of the Growth in Residential
> >     User-to-User Traffic."
> >     SIGCOMM2006, pp207-218. Pisa, Italy. September 2006.
> >     <http://www.iijlab.net/~kjc/papers/rbb-sigcomm2006.pdf>
> I saw this paper when it came out Randy, thanks - I had several
> interrelated questions about TOS/AUP, and whether or not the presumed
> legality/illegality of a potentially popular non-infringing home
> media server vs. standard P2P applications (and the jaundiced view of
> them, rightly or wrongly) would affect what folks are doing or
> considering doing.  The questions were also somewhat specific to
> North America, which is a substantially different market than the one
> described in this paper, and which may well evolve differently.
> This is a very interesting and thought-provoking paper, but it
> doesn't answer the questions I was asking, I'm sorry if that wasn't
> clear.
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