Net Neutrality...

Graham Donaldson graham at
Wed Jul 16 09:13:54 UTC 2014

On 2014-07-16 04:04, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Brett Glass" <nanog at>
>> 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?
> That they understand that more than one person lives in a house.
> "Spying on us"?

Presumably he means Internet of Things, and Snowden et. al.


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George Orwell, 1984

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