steve at bluehost.com
Tue Aug 21 12:29:27 MDT 2007
Back to the almighty dollar.
You block http, you loose 99% of customers. You block torrent, you
loose 2% of your customers, all of which cost a lot more than they bring in.
And yes, they are perfectly within their legal rights to block VoIP if
they want to, especially if they have a valid business case for the block.
Clint Savage wrote:
>> I agree with you Clint. They have ever right to throttle your
>> connection, generally-speaking. But it's a concerning precedent when your
>> ISP decides they determine what services you can and can not connect to.
>> Let's say they want you to use Comcast digital phone service. Maybe they
>> start blocking VOIP traffic. Seems like a natural move and not at all
>> unlike Comcast to do.
> Fozz, THANK YOU! So clear, so concise.
> W00t! finally! Somebody sees what I've been trying to point out all
> along. Where does it end? Where does the limiting stop? How much
> more do I have to pay to get bittorrent (or http for that matter)
> traffic? I don't want to be using those words, EVER!
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