The cost doesn't factor in the price of the machine to edit/render the footage, the price of the software for special effects, and the camera. Lets say they had a Macbook, $2000, and they used final cut pro $800, and they used FXhome Visionlab for the special effects $500. Lastly the camera,a decent HD for $1000. That is $4300 right there.
You can expect no help from this side of the river. Let Gen'l Johnston know, if possible, when you can attack the same point on the enemy's lines. Inform me also and I will endeavor to make a diversion. I have sent some caps (explosive devices). I subjoin a despatch from General Johnston."
Their actions are different than their press releases. I just got in the Starcraft 2 beta, and you have to log in to their service to do anything. While watching a replay, the connection to their servers was lost, and the replay froze. I would consider that a form of DRM.
You need to define "average user" first. All the average users I know watch a netflix movie once a day. I would guess that a movie would be around 1GB x 30 already knocks out the 20GB limit. Further, add multiple people using the same connection, watching youtube videos, downloading music/tv/movies on itunes, surfing and you have blown the 20GB limit out of the water.