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at At$t HQ


ok folks here it is...
we got a bunch of pirates stealing movies, p@rn, recipes off the internet. They are using so much bandwidth we are going to have to hold you to 1.5mbps. whats that you say cap them? OK!!!
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post #32 of 216
If the customers wanted it they wouldn't have to make the announcement.

"Hey, I have access to too much product. Can you limit my access please?"
post #33 of 216
AT&T is the devil, they are a company only out for MAXIMUM PROFIT not customer satisfaction. When they cap UVERSE internet we are switching and when my cell phone contract is up with them, I will be going somewhere else. I am not going to fund a company that could care less about consumers.
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Who.... What... WTH....?!
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AT&T is the devil

    
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Lol! Yes, our customers want the data caps? Sure, that would explain why my sister, and my brother in law just left AT&T. Because they wanted data caps (and crappy coverage too).

Btw, it's not that our government is a pushover for these mega-corps. The vast majority of the politicians have vested interests in those very same corporations. Either by owning, co-owning, stock portfolios, or lobbyist. So why would they cut into their own dividends?
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Lol! Yes, our customers want the data caps? Sure, that would explain why my sister, and my brother in law just left AT&T. Because they wanted data caps (and crappy coverage too).

Btw, it's not that our government is a pushover for these mega-corps. The vast majority of the politicians have vested interests in those very same corporations. Either by owning, co-owning, stock portfolios, or lobbyist. So why would they cut into their own dividends?
As a scientist I have to sign all sorts of conflict of interest forms and undergo investigations insuring that I am doing solid science. I must swear to admit any financial interest or gains I may have in doing my work.

It would be nice if the same was required of politicians.
    
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post #38 of 216
I'll take the data cap but I want 50% off my bill, and I don't want my speeds any slower.

They should not be allowed to impose a data cap and keep their rate plans the same.
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post #39 of 216
I would love to see tons of AT&T customers get so upset about this that they actually do something, put their money where their mouth is, and stick it to AT&T and send them a message that if they want to screw with their customer base, that customer base will choose otherwise. I did this to AT&T for both their mobile phone service and their internet, and I encourage everyone else to as well. AT&T's size and influence has finally become an inhibiting factor to the development and advancement of telecom and related services. Despite poor world economies, AT&T has recorded record profits since 2008.
    
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post #40 of 216
This is just another pathetic attempt to justify what they know to be baseless restrictions on the customer purely for profit reasons.

Grounds for a class-action lawsuit?
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