I understand your concern, however other software such as cPanel allows over selling (hence where the idea came from). And if done properly, over selling can benefit us a streaming providers, our resellers and the end-users - because we either have to offer a set limit, or offer 'unlimited'.
I still think over selling should be an option, because I see many centova cast resellers offering 'unlimited' everything, probably because the method of settings limits doesn't work well (it lacks any flexibility).
I have however built our own code which allows us to allow our resellers to over sell and we have no problems with clients causing problems, because we know what each machine can handle and what bandwidth we have available.
Before we had over selling, we struggled to sell reseller accounts. Since being able to over sell now have quite a few resellers.
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