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Re: Broadband ISPs taxed for "generating light energy"
Reasonable? I think you mean "justifiable". On 10/10/06, Bill Woodcock <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sounds reasonable to me. Since the sale of energy is > usually measured in kilowatt-hours, how many kwh of > energy is transmitted across the average optical fibre > before it reaches the powereda mplifier in the destination > switch/router? Also, remember, it's _net_ energy delivered which matters... I'm sure the customer is delivering light back toward the ISP as well. -Bill