Net Neutrality...

Joly MacFie joly at
Tue Jul 15 20:16:19 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 3:08 PM, Brett Glass <nanog at> wrote:

> Estimates of the maximum bandwidths of all the human senses, combined,
> range between the capacity of a T1 line (at the low end) and
> about 4 Mbps (at the high end). A human being simply is not wired to
> accept more input. (Yes, machines could digest more... which means that
> additional bandwidth to and from the home might be useful for the purpose
> of spying on us.) What does this imply about the FCC's proposal to
> redefine "broadband" as a symmetrical 10 Mbps?
> --Brett
That is per household, not per person.

And, in my experience, one needs around double or more of the listed
bandwidth for a robust streaming connection.


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