Did Internet Founders Actually Anticipate Paid, Prioritized Traffic?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Sep 14 11:47:21 CDT 2010


On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 11:47:38 EDT, Dave Sparro said:

> Would you object to an ISP model where a content provider could pay to 
> get an ISP subscriber's package upgraded on a dynamic basis?
> 
> It would look something like my Road Runner PowerBoost(tm) service, only 
> it never cuts off when the consumer is accessing a particular content 
> provider's service.
> 
> That would allow Netflix/Hulu/OnLive/whoever to offer me a streaming 
> service that requires a 15Mbps connection even though I'm not willing to 
> upgrade my 10 up/1 down ISP connection to get it.

What happens to your neighbor's 10M while you're doing this?
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