bandwidth to push files along the network at various speeds. Every time
you upload a file to your ISP, surf the web or use an audio
application, you are using bandwidth.
servers to a network. Depending on the grade of the wire it determines
how much data is coming across the network where your web-site is
hosted. When someone attempts to get more data than can be handled by
the network, the whole network slows down.
times during peak periods or charge you a flat fee per month for
bandwidth usage. If you go over the flat fee, then they charge you extra
for using extra bandwidth. Some ISP’s will shut down the transmissions
until traffic is more stable on the network.
videos and flash scripts and other programs) in your web site. This
excludes, of course, banners and pop ups and specific documents and
images which are supposed to be loaded from a central server.
directly to some other server instead of putting them on their local
server. There are various reasons as to why they do this but one reason
is to get as much bandwidth as possible to show their links and images.
So they “steal” images or audio files each time the site is initialized
meaning that they steal the bandwidth.
There’s certain ways that you can stop the person from stealing
your bandwidth allocation. If they have an email, I would contact them
personally or go through Network Solutions and do an IP lookup which
will give you information on the person and who the site is registered
to. You can always get in touch with the company that hosts their site
Bandwidth can be expensive and the last thing that you want is someone stealing it.