On Nov 23, 5:50 pm, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Mark Cuban to ISPs: block all P2P traffic; Ars to Cuban: um, no
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | Of course, there are many legitimate uses for P2P that Google Video can't
> | replace, like distributing Linux ISOs. Furthermore, the notion that the only
> | ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> | people who benefit from P2P technology are the distributors is wrong. If I
> | have the option of grabbing a download from a distant single server or from a
> | torrent with hundreds of users, I'm going to opt for the torrent. Why? It's
> | almost guaranteed to be faster, and let's face it: most BitTorrent software
> | is quite adept at managing large downloads. Perhaps I want to throttle it
> | while playing a game; perhaps I want to encrypt my transfers. If I'm
> | distributing video or audio, perhaps I don't wish to be bound by the terms of
> | Google Video.
Isn't Mark Cuban the one who said he was gonna fund that 9/11 Twoof
film "Loose Change" in the theaters?