Did Internet Founders Actually Anticipate Paid,

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Sep 20 18:25:31 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 2:08 PM, Justin Horstman
<justin.horstman at gorillanation.com> wrote:
> Devil's Advocate here,
> What would you say to ISP A that provided similar
> speeds as ISP B, but B took payments from content
> providers and then provided the service for free?
> Gives you the choice, ISP A, which costs, and ISP B,
> which is free, and most people wouldn't know the difference.


I'd say ISP B was incorrectly described. He doesn't provide service
for free; he merely has a different customer. In ISP A, the end user
is the customer but in ISP B, he isn't.

Bill Herrin

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