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Remove the damn cap, and I'm good.
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Is your avatar a boy or a girl?
That's Hanners.

http://questionablecontent.wikia.com...licott-Chatham

(She's female).


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Well, since everything is transitioning slowly to internet-delivered media, ISPs figure they can implement caps and anger far less people now than in 5-10 years when it hurts the majority of their userbase at once. Real shady stuff, but who's going to tell them otherwise? Certainly not the weak, "lets not be mean to anyone and just take it up the butt 'til we're dead" populace.
Yeah, the future can be scary. Especially with a number of people who don't understand/care enough. Companies know how to lobby, it's not good.
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Yes.
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they DID say that it's POSSIBLE though...

always take corpopoporations' words with a grain of salt
AT&T has a much better policy than Comcast actually. Both have a 250GB monthly cap.

The difference is on Comcast, if you go over it, you get a warning. If you do it again, you get disconnected for a year.

On AT&T, if you go over the 250GB, you get billed an additional $10 for every 50GB you go over, and that ONLY happens if you breach the 250GB cap THREE times.

IMO, a lot better than the Comcast policy.
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Canada is worse... silence your fingers.
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post #18 of 51
Yay looks like I don't have to cancel my service yet lol. How come everywhere else is pushing for.faster and unlimited but when we push faster it gets capped and pay per use? Not fair lol.
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post #19 of 51
Cable ones new Data Cap is 50GB during peak hours, which is apparently 16 hours a day between 8am-12pm >,,>. Its not usage based billing its small caps and you pay for how much usage you go over, wait,....wait,,,, whut?
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United States: The third world of internet.
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