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Windows 7: Customer discovers the limits of “unlimited” data:- 77TB a month

30 May 2013   #1

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Customer discovers the limits of “unlimited” data:- 77TB a month

Yes, Virginia, there is a limit to what Verizon will let you do with FiOS' "unlimited" data plan. And a California man who uses the screen name houkouonchi discovered that limit when he got a phone call from a Verizon representative wanting to know what, exactly, he was doing to create more than 50 terabytes of traffic on average per month—hitting a peak of 77TB in March alone.

Curious about how one person could generate that kind of traffic, Ars reached out to houkouonchi and spoke with him via instant message. An IT professional who manages a test lab for an Internet storage company, houkouonchi has been providing friends and family a personal VPN, video streaming, and peer-to-peer file service—running a rack of seven servers with 209TB of raw storage in his house.
Continue reading - FiOS customer discovers the limits of “unlimited” data: 77TB a month | Ars Technica
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30 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 8 Pro x64

That is absolutely insane and awesome all at the same time. And I thought I used a lot of data...haha
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