Thoughts and links from the crew of the On Computers Radio Show as we wander the Web.
I really think that picture is a poor analogy, personally. The whole idea behind a tiered internet is to create a second, faster tier than we have now for things that absolutely cannot afford latency problems. For instance, voice communication, high definition video, or time-sensitive instantaneous communications--for instance a doctor performing surgery with a robotic arm across the country via the internet.All of these things need to be free of blips and bumps, and for this reason it makes sense to offer a "fast-track" for those types of services.
Ah, and here I thought that Net neutrality had already thoroughly been described by Ted Stevens, he he.
Well he make his insightful comments after I wrote the article.Of course I'm kicking myself that I didn't realise it was just a series of "toobs" and that I could even send people "internets".Perhaps I should be fired.
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