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#1 Ph1b3r0pt1c

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 00:32

Yes, Virginia, there is a limit to what Verizon will let you do with FiOS' "unlimited" data plan. And a California man 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.



God I only wish I had 1/10000000th of that speed....



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#2 +Bryan R.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 00:34

Those look like SuperMicro servers. Good man.

#3 The_Observer

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 00:52

Great setup!

#4 sagum

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 00:54

77TB of HD porn across 20 monitors of course. The guy should invite the Verizon rep along for a showing. Great advertising for the network IMO.

Although March was a particularly heavy bandwidth month for me too. Peaking at 423GB bandwidth used (+18gb up).

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 00:55

77TB of HD porn across 20 monitors of course. The guy should invite the Verizon rep along for a showing. Great advertising for the network IMO.

Although March was a particularly heavy bandwidth month for me too. Peaking at 423GB bandwidth used (+18gb up).

I envy ALL of you. I do good to get 6/1 and half the time is 1.5/1.

#6 Growled

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 01:07

He must spend every single moment of his life downloading something.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 01:17

wow, that's one impressive setup