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> But as soon as you build a business model around this - poof - rate limiting -> some TOS violation claim pops up.

If bandwidth was at the core of my business model, I would certainly want to pay for it separately to avoid possible interruptions. In case of OVH, I assume, that's what "Bandwidth upgrade"[1] with a "limit of 20 Gbps per customer, and per datacentre" is designed for. It's not unreasonable to consider "spinning up to 10 cheapest cloud instances to avoid bandwidth limits" as a service abuse.

[1] https://www.ovh.com/world/dedicated-servers/bandwidth-upgrad...




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