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It was only a few days ago that AT&T instituted the data caps on their broadband connections, but speaking on the situation, AT&T's Mark Siegel proclaimed that it is what the end user had asked for and referred to the capping as "generous".

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Really? somehow i think they were tricked into saying that mad.gif
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So.. I guess.. It would be generous if you have your drinking water supply limited and capped too?.. Pathetic.
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I sure did... SLOW internet + data cap is amazing!

So I switched to Comcast
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I never asked for a data cap

I wonder if I can sue for libel...
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I never asked for a data cap

I wonder if I can sue for libel...

Please sue.

Really.

I have AT&T and someone brave needs to challenge them.
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Really? Because I've been publicly lambasting AT&T for instituting it since they announced it.

Doesn't sound like I want it at all.

(Nobody I've spoken to with AT&T has wanted it either)
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cited that users wanted the individuals that consume the most to pay more

So because a couple douchebags who don't use the internet that much, yet pay for it are making the rest of us suffer for it? Fair? I think not. If you don't use the internet that much, get dial-up, or buy the cheapest tier from a different company.

I doubt anyone said they wanted caps, even if people wanted to pay per usage, bill them by the gigabyte, don't just add caps. Nobody wants caps.
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ATT is getting ridiculous. they want to cap our data so they can charge a premium for those who need/want to go beyond the cap.
    
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If I could die of laughter this would do it

No one I know wants data caps...NO ONE!
    
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