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Part of me wishes Verizon would honor the "unlimted" part of the service.

Also, another part of me wants to slap that guy in the head for creating a data center in his living room.



A third part of me wants to shake his hand. wink.gif
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post #112 of 174
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Originally Posted by 512TBofRAM View Post

Verizon should live up to it's advertised contract. This guy is probably a one-off case; he uses more data that I do in a year. However, it's only one single guy. Maybe if everyone done this then there would be some controversy. Stupid move my Verizon really, If they had just allowed the guy, they would still be able to name their service "unlimited" without false advertisement.

And this guy should live up to his end of the contract, not allowed to host servers.

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post #113 of 174
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Originally Posted by ejb222 View Post

Hey...if Verizon is selling "Unlimited Data"...they should live up to it.

Now off to read the article wink.gif

ya regardless of how much people MAY use, the need to honor what they advertise.

ofcourse if people abuse it, then they may change the advert to nearly unlimited then only give you 100gb a month lol
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And this guy should live up to his end of the contract, not allowed to host servers.

We should be able to host monkeys on keyboards, it still wouldn't be any of the ISP's business what a customer is doing while sending 1's and 0's.

A no server clause is bull and should be ignorable.
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We should be able to host monkeys on keyboards, it still wouldn't be any of the ISP's business what a customer is doing while sending 1's and 0's.

A no server clause is bull and should be ignorable.

go to an eat all you can restaurant, pay only for yourself, then bring all your friends and try to share your unlimited food to them.
it should not be any of their business if you want to share your unlimited food right? a no sharing clause is bull and should be ignorable.

so yeah, go ahead and try it.
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I asked what exactly he does with that hardware to generate so much traffic. "Lots of stuff," houkouonchi replied. " I do some VPN stuff for people and Web/FTP/SFTP servers. A lot of friends and family stream stuff off me from my huge media collection. And I also do some P2P and Usenet stuff." Most of the storage space is taken up by videos and other media.
Hes obviously hosting porn lol.
post #117 of 174
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We should be able to host monkeys on keyboards, it still wouldn't be any of the ISP's business what a customer is doing while sending 1's and 0's.

A no server clause is bull and should be ignorable.

So essentially you just want there to a connection to the internet, no seperation what so ever.

That's nice, and I don't necessarily disagree. But IMO you have to have some kind of breakdown on services or I the little man just checking e-mails could run my own Google.

You either need to break things down somehow, whether it be by data usage or by other means.
 
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ya regardless of how much people MAY use, the need to honor what they advertise.

ofcourse if people abuse it, then they may change the advert to nearly unlimited then only give you 100gb a month lol

and as a user, you should also follow the agreement.
you don't use servers, they will give you unlimited connection.
once you break the agreement, the contract/agreement is now null and void, theus no more unlimited connection.
you are the one who broke the agreement, not them.
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and as a user, you should also follow the agreement.
you don't use servers, they will give you unlimited connection.
once you break the agreement, the contract/agreement is now null and void, theus no more unlimited connection.
you are the one who broke the agreement, not them.

Exactly.

Verizon isn't in the wrong here, IMO. If anything, they were being very generous by essentially being negligent for so long
 
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So essentially you just want there to a connection to the internet, no seperation what so ever.

That's nice, and I don't necessarily disagree. But IMO you have to have some kind of breakdown on services or I the little man just checking e-mails could run my own Google.

You either need to break things down somehow, whether it be by data usage or by other means.

yup, they can offer lower prices by breaking down services. imagine if there is only one type of service, the home user and the business class user will have the same service and thus will pay the same amount of money. as a home user, do you want to pay the same amount of money that the business class user is paying?

the reason why they can offer unlimited service at a lower price for home users is because they expect you to consume a lot less bandwith than the business class is using.
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