How do you put a TV station on the Mbone? (was: Royal Wedding...)

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at
Fri Apr 29 17:23:23 UTC 2011

>> Isn't the real problem with global multicast: "How do we ultimately
>> bill the broadcaster for all that traffic amplification that happened
>> *inside* every other AS?" It seems like you'd have to do per-packet
>> accounting at every router, and coordinate billing/reporting amongst
>> all providers that saw those packets.

Broadcast encrypted streams. Unicast the key distribution, allowing
interested parties to count, bill, block, allow, litigate, agree...


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