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Re: "download" caps

Andrew Meaden <ameaden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>Telcos in .au are starting to introduce plans (optus@home cable, iinet adsl
>etc) whereby you get a monthly cap that's soft; at the time the cap is
>reached, the rate is limited (either severely or lightly, depending on the
>quality of the plan) and no excess data charges are inflicted upon the user.

That's what we need here.  The official story was that it was technically
impossible to do.  I don't know enough about what's installed here to tell
whether this is really true or not, but it did sound like a convenient way to
get out of doing it that way.