On 3/28/2010 9:27 AM, Mark Townsley wrote:
Ability to escape seems most valuable ;-) Maybe we could also work out
something based on premium Internet access ($29.90/day) vs. ability to
read Internet drafts and other ietf.org content (free).
Or, charge for IPv4 access and let IPv6 access be available for free.
This highlights a challenge, when imposing restrictions (such as fees) on an
Predictably, human factors are delicate, here.
In the 70's, the Rand Corporation issued a report suggesting how to add high
occupancy vehicle lanes to the road system. They recommended the requirement be
2 passengers and that the restricted lane only be new ones added to a road, not
existing ones converted to the restrictions.
Los Angeles promptly converted to a 3 person requirement and converted an
The public mayhem that ensued (including rocks, etc. thrown on cars in the HOV
lane) was therefore predictable.
Don't impose penalties on existing (essential) practice.
Add incentives for new practice.
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