Thursday, July 08, 2010
Will metered broadband prevent Internet "brownouts"? 2012 can come too soon
Brownouts would probably cause intermittent loss of connectivity that would cause video loads to stall repeatedly.
On the other hand, some businesses like Netflix (and YouTube) feel that their business model of streaming new indepndent films legally over the Internet for rental could be affected.
The article by Martin Bosworth appeared in Consumer Affairs in April 2009, link here.