June 18, 2008

To Quota or Not to Quota

The recent announcement that Time Warner Cable Internet plans to experiment with a quota-based bandwidth system has sparked lively debates throughout cyberspace. Ultimately, invoking a quota-based system does achieve the desired effect of getting customers to back off on their usage ââ¬â especially the aggressive Internet users who take up a large amount of the bandwidth on a network.. However, this outcome doesnââ¬â¢t always develop smoothly as downsides exist for both the ISP and the consumer.

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