[funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

Todd Vierling tv at pobox.com
Tue Mar 13 16:58:29 UTC 2007

On 3/13/07, Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at cisco.com> wrote:
> > what business drivers are there to put more bits on the wire to
> > the end user?
> BitTorrent. ;>

Smiley highly appropriate there.  The cultural diversity of the
Internet-using population simply isn't capable of making BT a
practical application for >99% of large, *legally* distributed data.
Well, yet.

> And on-demand DVR-type things

IMHO, this (no, not VoIP) is the killer app.  Though I consider them
still above the learning curve of most US consumers, the existence of
the Slingbox and SageTV Placeshifter should indicate that we're
getting close to the proverbial wall.

-- Todd Vierling <tv at duh.org> <tv at pobox.com> <todd at vierling.name>

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