"IP networks will feel traffic pain in 2009" (C|Net & Cisco)

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Wed Jan 21 21:43:15 UTC 2009

On Jan 21, 2009, at 4:38 PM, Adrian Chadd wrote:

>> Excellent idea.  It is a shame content owners do not see the utility
>> in your idea.
>> To bring this back to an operational topic, just because a content
>> owner does not want to work with someone on this, does the lack of
>> external bandwidth / infrastructure / whatever make it "OK" to  
>> install
>> a proxy which will intentionally re-write the content?
> This really boils down to "who is more important? The content or the
> contents' eyeballs?"
> (Or the people having to deliver said content to said eyeballs, and
> aren't being paid by the content deliverer on their behalf.)

No, it does not.

If I own something, it doesn't matter how "important" the people who  
want to buy it are.

But I guess that's not operational.


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