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post #51 of 169
LOL @ the contents of that verizon letter. How can somebody be that stupid? He talks about how data usage has tripled and users are doing more than ever with their phones and then goes on to basically say "Ugh yea, so we need to put a stop to that." And then he says Verizon is being "revolutionary." HOLY ****. HOW IN THE. I just joined the whole smartphone craze with a droid x(mostly because it was free with an upgrade) so I'll be grand fathered in for 2 years. I even asked the lady about tiered data plans and said I had heard they were going to do them and she said NOPE. ahhhh good ol' cooperate AMERIKKA. Let's revolutionize by cutting down services and raising prices so our customers don't get too happy!
post #52 of 169
i love how they know that enough of the population will believe the BS about data caps bettering the infrastructure.....because we all know there is a finite amount of data that can be downloaded on a network in total
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post #53 of 169
America.

Number 17 in education.

Number 1 in letting corporations pop its customers in the butt.

Yeah. I'm pretty pissed.
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This is an out rage really. The internet is becoming a necessity. The government needs to step in and provide the service. And before you call me a crazy communist think about it, what if all the roads were private and you had to pay per mile you drove on them. People would freak out, riots everywhere. This should be happening about our restricted internet access.
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post #55 of 169
Quote:
Originally Posted by JustusIV View Post
This is an out rage really. The internet is becoming a necessity. The government needs to step in and provide the service. And before you call me a crazy communist think about it, what if all the roads were private and you had to pay per mile you drove on them. People would freak out, riots everywhere. This should be happening about our restricted internet access.
I would agree, except that all governments are corrupt.
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post #56 of 169
At least it's not affecting current customers (yet). But still, it's pretty retarded that for the same price as unlimited data now, you get 2GB. Anyone with half a brain should be able to realize that Verizon is just exploiting customers. They wouldn't have priced $30 for unlimited without that being a profit. Now that same price gets you 2GB/month and you have to pay more to get more. Good job, and thanks, Verizon for epitomizing greed (and stupidity).
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Everyone will be a heavy user eventually. Either by a changing definition (a definition made by the corporations) or because everything takes more and more data anymore.
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post #58 of 169
30GB this month on AT&T Still unlimited!!! WOOT
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post #59 of 169
Is this only for Verizon Wireless or also for home internet? IF this is for home internet, I will not be a happy camper. >:T What is FiOS without unlimited data?
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post #60 of 169
Quote:
Originally Posted by xBlitzerx View Post
I would agree, except that all governments are corrupt.
So I guess we can all agree that this is, indeed, a lose-lose situation for all of us...great.
 
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