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News: Data Caps and the Cloud: What do They Mean for Music?
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 @ 19:40:44 UTC
Topic: Internet

Data caps with tiered pricing are, in theory, a reasonable tool for managing network congestion. ISPs have an interest in maintaining the quality of connection and service subscribers are accustomed to, but Comcast's hard data cap (as exhibited in the Vrignaud case) appears to be centered on controlling "excessive use." But what determines "excessive use?" We see a scenario in which routine uploading of data to remote servers at off-peak times could easily trigger a hard data cap of 250 GB/month (Comcast's cap since 2008). Normal, legitimate content up- and downloads on today's high speed connections could trigger that 250 GB limit in little more than five hours. Complete Article





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