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Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Aug 19 06:03:52 CEST 2011

On 8/18/2011 10:10 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> Now, an ISP might not have the bandwidth to supply all the needs of their
> customers, that's a separate issue. But complaining that the problem is
> specifically because they use bittorrent, as if it would disappear if they
> changed to HTTP, is bogus.

Or changed to getting their movies via NetFlix, for instance, as Comcast 
*is* complaining about. I believe their real complaint is that they are 
only paid to move bits, and not for originating them, even though they 
already get several times as much per month as NetFlix.

Terry Jan Reedy

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