He/she is most like an ex-AWS (like myself) employee. Only an employee of AWS could know such a thing to be true, or not.
I don't see how they need caps when everyone I know on Sprint in southwest Michigan can't get anymore then 150-250Kbps anyway. They're doing a great job keeping it unlimited by keeping our speeds low. If my phone wasn't paid for by my job I would have ditched them, but I can't seem to justify $100+/mo for a decent provider with the features that are offered to me on my company plan.
This is great news, Redhat will keep it open source. I'm glad Oracle didn't get their hands on it and commercialize it like they did MySQL (The commercial plugins in 5.5.16 is what I'm referencing). I much prefer Redhat's approach.
Very good questions that I would love to hear the reasoning behind - but like all big
.com's we'll never get an explanation.
It's unfortunate to see obviously overselling hosts not even try and make right by their sales pitch. However, those "to good to be true" deals really are "to good to be true". You get what you pay for. Best of luck to the SimpleCDN team and their future endeavors.