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Re: [ProgSoc] Bandwidth accounting at uni
On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 13:16, David John Edney wrote:
] On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, Jay Banyer wrote:
] > International: 8.5 cents / MB
] > Australia: 3.5c/MB
] > Internal sites and cache hits are free.
] levels, and certainly too much for a university. Not to mention the
] incredible potential for abuse (eg, accessing the net through ftoomsh, as
] far as the uni knows, I'm only connected to an aussie site).
As far as the Uni is concerned, you are connected to an aussie site, yes,
and the uni won't have to pay for international traffic -- it'll be charged
to (in this example) whoever pays for ftoomsh's traffic. Unless you
were talking about the potential abuse of everyone else's network as
people push exploratory work onto machines they don't own / get
I think more people should subscribe to Optus@nospam.Home's 10-times-as-
much-as-the-average-user-is-eating cable offering, and keep kazaa &
audiogalaxysatellite running permanently.
jedd == jedd at progsoc dot org
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