From: R. A. Hettinga (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 07 2000 - 03:53:10 PST
At 11:46 PM -0500 on 3/6/00, Dave Emery wrote:
> If I may be a radical reactionary, I might point out that a lot
> of these pricing and service limiting issues would go away if consumers
> were billed by the megabyte transferred rather than being given a flat
> rate pipe with enormous capacity that they are expected to use but a
> tiny fraction of.
...and, of course, if they could pay in cash, as they used, it?
Cash streams for bandwidth streams, here we come...
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