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i have comcast, i use ALOT of bandwidth, and i've never gotten a warning, or anything of that sort. i just keep my tracks semi covered and they don't seem to mind
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post #92 of 243
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You are entitled to your own opinion. Thanks for sharing!
I'm not affected and I'm a legit user. smile.gif

I'm a legit user too and not effected, as of yet. That doesn't mean it won't effect you though.
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USA the worst country!
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SOPA 2012.
Please like this post to bring awareness to others.

This isn't reddit
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Just more pressure/incentives from RIAA, but you have to admit, unless you have a family and you do a lot of Netflix streaming, you are pirating like mad. I don't go anywhere near 250gb, but I wish they would call me. I'd drop comcast so fast it'll be funny. I was ready to cancel my service a year ago when they decided to up my rates...guess what they did?
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i have comcast, i use ALOT of bandwidth, and i've never gotten a warning, or anything of that sort. i just keep my tracks semi covered and they don't seem to mind
mine seems to be based off of content. when i was gone for 2 weeks, my dad got a new router and setup a new unsecured network. i came back and the next day i saw the warning, and someone who had connected to the wifi had gotten a copywritten porno, that was the problem.
i know people on this same service who have 5+tb hdd space filled with games, movies and music, all downloaded illegaly, with no real cover, on the same isp, with no trouble at all. i guess comcast just likes the porn industry.
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USA the worst country!
no...
its just got the most hypocritical government.
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SOPA 2012.
Please like this post to bring awareness to others.

This isn't reddit

thank you. reddit and 9gag are not welcome here...
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Just more pressure/incentives from RIAA, but you have to admit, unless you have a family and you do a lot of Netflix streaming, you are pirating like mad. I don't go anywhere near 250gb, but I wish they would call me. I'd drop comcast so fast it'll be funny. I was ready to cancel my service a year ago when they decided to up my rates...guess what they did?

Between Netflix and my Linux Repositories constantly downloading from downstream and upstream sources, I'll easily push 100GB myself alone on Downloads each month along with some usual browsing/downloading. My Uploads are almost double that from my Linux ISO's that are torrented though.
Edited by Shrak - 3/14/12 at 9:15pm
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Wow, only throttling? Lucky...

In South Africa, you get 5 piracy warnings, on the 5th and final one, the police come knocking at your door...
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theres a LOT of freeware that can be obtained. and the free music world is huge.
also games with expired copyrights, ie cod1 (if i am not mistaken)

id drop comcast for at&t but my dad's work requires ridiculous bandwidth and at&t maxes at 3mb lines in this area. back when we had that service my ping was less than 20 and sometimes as low as 10 or 12ish in games like cod4 and urban terror.
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post #100 of 243
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Nothing really new here, some of the worst ISPs (e.g. Comcast) have been doing this for years.
I wouldn't be caught dead using most of these ISP, and the first warning I get from my current ISP will be the last, because I'll jump ship to another provider.

who are you with right now?
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