Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3)

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Fri May 16 20:06:58 UTC 2014

Scott Helms wrote:
> Mike,
> In my experience you're not alone, just in a really tiny group.  As I 
> said I have direct eyeballs on ~500k devices and the ability to see 
> another 10 million anytime I want and the percentage of people who cap 
> their upstream in both of those sample groups for more than 15 minutes 
> (over the last 3 years) is about 0.2%.  Interestingly if a customer does 
> it once they have about a 70% chance of doing it regularly.

Well, given Sling, Dropbox, iCloud, pervasive video calls (you have heard about webrtc, yes?
24/7 babycams!), youtube, etc, etc, I won't be a "tiny group" for long.


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