DSLReports.com digs into Time Warner COO Landel Hobbs comments on the coming 100GB cable data cap for Time Warner customers...
I agree with the article's author (Karl Bode) about the purpose of this data cap plan. IMHO it is just a tax on people who use and who will use high bandwidth services such as iTunes (buying or renting HD TV shows and movies), Hulu, Netflix and even casual video podcast fans who may not notice how many gigabytes they download per month viewing the favorite (and free) video podcasts.
And, if you, like me, are an MSDN subscriber who chose the download route, this may be an incentive for us to switch back to having DVDs of software releases shipped to us instead of downloading them. This may even kill the software downloading business altogether.
Unfortunately, wireless broadband doesn't provide any threat or incentive since they have 5GB caps on their services.