1994-04-04 - Re: Economic assumptions

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From: Evil Pete <shipley@merde.dis.org>
To: perry@imsi.com
Message Hash: 37204c4e557e674495e356d069f9a326849875dd32a4da1ab9571957a9a73118
Message ID: <199404042236.PAA15043@merde.dis.org>
Reply To: <9404042051.AA10013@snark.imsi.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-04-04 22:36:52 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 4 Apr 94 15:36:52 PDT

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From: Evil Pete <shipley@merde.dis.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 94 15:36:52 PDT
To: perry@imsi.com
Subject: Re: Economic assumptions
In-Reply-To: <9404042051.AA10013@snark.imsi.com>
Message-ID: <199404042236.PAA15043@merde.dis.org>
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>Evil Pete says:
>> > I can imagine that bandwidth in the fibersphere for text transmission
>> > will be too cheap to meter, which means that the cost of metering
>> > would more than the marginal revenue.  In this case, and this is not
>> > the near future, there aren't any delivery charges per message.
>> that is what Tom Edison said about electrity....
>Actually electricity too cheap to meter was an idiotic comment made
>about nuclear power in the 1950s. However, I'll point out that its
>been some years since I noticed the cost of my electric bill.

My electric bill averages around $200 to $250