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Re: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?
Thus spake "Christopher L. Morrow" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > On Sat, 13 Mar 2004, Stephen Sprunk wrote: > > So DOCSIS has a technical limitation which may or may not apply. This is > > reasonable justification for limiting upstream bandwidth, not for specifying > > that users can't run servers. If users can run servers effectively in the > > limited available upstream bandwidth, then there is no _technical_ reason to > > prevent them. > > how are 'servers' (smtp/web/ftp/imap) different than the existing P2P > apps? Wouldn't a cable provider, if the decision was based on upstream > bandwidth sharing alone, care MORE about P2P than 'servers' ? I don't know how common this is, but my ISP's AUP considers P2P apps to be "servers" and thus banned. I don't use file-sharing apps so this doesn't really affect me, but I'm betting my SIP phone is technically a violation too. S Stephen Sprunk "Stupid people surround themselves with smart CCIE #3723 people. Smart people surround themselves with K5SSS smart people who disagree with them." --Aaron Sorkin