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Thu Aug 23 01:05:04 UTC 2012
On 8/22/12, Benjamin Krueger <benjamin at seattlefenix.net> wrote:
> Yeah, totally can't be done. It especially can't be done profitably.
Google can afford to start almost any project they want, and they are
in a unique position to negotiate peering and access to a ton of
bandwidth, with their Youtube, Google Search et al. As to whether it
will be profitable, well, obviously, that is their claim. It's yet to
I gotta reject the idea that broadband providers should be required to
follow in Google's footsteps though.
For now, Google fiber is another risky experiment, that could have a
great payout if successful, or could be shuttered within a year or so,
or fees/rate incs tacked on, when they figure out just what a mess
they have gotten into.
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