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Re: mailing list vs "the futur"

On Fri 24 Aug 2018 at 16:18:40 (-0500), John Hasler wrote:
> The Wanderer writes:
> > If the user chooses a provider which carries those groups, and chooses
> > to subscribe to one or more of them, then surely that is what that
> > user is choosing to do with the bandwidth which that user purchases
> > from that user's provider - and as long as the user's bandwidth limits
> > are not exceeded, surely it's none of the provider's business what is
> > transported over that bandwidth.
> For marketing reasons they like to advertise very high bandwidth, beyond
> what they can actually support on shared channels, and then block
> potentially high-bandwidth services that most of their customers will
> never use and therefor never miss.

I thought their concern was usage, not bandwidth (ie speed).
360MB is small beer. Downloading a day's House Judiciary Committee
hearing from youtube is around 3-4GB. With TV (all off internet),
we use 15-30GB per day.


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