iOS 7 update traffic
jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Sep 23 13:50:57 UTC 2013
On Sep 23, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Glen Kent <glen.kent at gmail.com> wrote:
> BTW Linux distributions are available to download via bittorrent, so we
> dont really need Akamai/Limelight here. Is there a reason why Apple has not
> adopted bit-torrent for distribution? Are there legal/commercial
> implications using bit-torrent?
It's more about predictable results and outcome. I can pay a CDN and likely get some sort of reporting/SLA. I can't as easily insure that my torrent traffic will work as well.
Some carriers dabbled in doing something about peer-to-peer/torrent type traffic in the past, such as the P4P stuff:
But I think it died off like many other things. I think CNN.com video still wants the peer-to-peer octoshape thing, but I have always said NO.
while an older article from 2009, here's why you should say no as well:
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