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Comment: Re: Grade is on the curve (Score 2) 110

by grahamm (#47406117) Attached to: YouTube Issuing "Report Cards" On Carriers' Streaming Speeds

If not to the ISP, who should Netflix or YouTube pay the costs to? They don't bear them directly, because the traffic is necessarily much cheaper for them to carry than it is for the ISP.

They should pay the costs for their connection to/at the Internet Exchange Points (IXP) the same way the ISPs pay for their connections to the IXP.

Comment: Re:Over-reacting is required (Score 2) 148

Why would the takedown notice be sent to the ISP? Would it not be sent to one of the contacts in the WHOIS for the domain?

Do most DMCA notices not just require taking down a single URL rather than all pages in a domain? In which case it is the site owner, or their webmaster, who has to action the notice, so sending the notice to the ISP will just delay the process.

Comment: Re:why? (Score 2) 346

by grahamm (#47376379) Attached to: Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails

I disagree with your disagreement of the analogy. What if your house is rented or you have put the physical letter is in a safety deposit box in the bank? In both these cases the physical location is owned by someone else and you are just renting the space. Is this any different from you renting the e-mailbox space on the google (or other ISP) servers?

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