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CloudFlare does not bill customers for bandwidth consumed. It's a flat fee: https://www.cloudflare.com/plans

Holy cupcakes. I might use this. So I can use your free package which includes the CDN to serve 100 Mbps of static JS and images?

Yes. And we'll also send you some cupcakes.

I'm curious if I'm going to run into a catch. It seems unsustainable. Just to be clear, that's 30.8 Terrabytes of data I'll be transferring per month on your network for $0. Can someone verify this?

I'm not on the business side, but looking at our global traffic 30TB per month is a tiny percentage of what we are doing in terms of traffic.

I doubt it would go unnoticed, though, so I expect someone will be interested in persuading you to get a Business account with us which is $200/month because at that point we give you an SLA.

If they go down, you go down. But in my experience they have been quite reliable; if you aren't already in 3 sites on independent networks for HA, they are better.

I'd spring for the $200/mo service if you are pushing real traffic just to get to try the railgun. $200 is less than epsilon for a large site.

Also, the cupcakes are probably a lie, or at least are vegan.

What do you have to say to http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4188882 ?

I don't know who that is, or what site they had on CloudFlare and so I can't comment on it.

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