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Kinda stupid question but does anyone know for sure if firewalls waste internet bandwidth?
I think not...
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Firewalls do not use bandwidth.
They monitor and intercept requests for data either way but most of them don't generate any of their own, unless the program's checking for updates to itself, for example.
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hello Avid

to add to Neil Jones reply , firewall is a MUST HAVE

and i agree , they do not waste bandwith , as stated by neil jones... unless they are updating themselves
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