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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Seriously?

*Waves shiny object in front of Subby's face*
yup, I'm a sucker for LOLcat style humor....and good rick rolls
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post #12 of 24
This is blasphemy, I say witchcraft!!!
    
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post #13 of 24
I love this, Comcast is going to kill themselves, we don't need the FCC to do it for us.
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post #14 of 24
If comcast wants to try to do this, they need to just move to bandwidth plans like Australia and half of Europe have.
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post #15 of 24
/hugs my Road Runner!
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post #16 of 24
Yep, Comcast is just cutting their own throat. Since people are getting more and more aware of what Comcast is doing, they will just not get service with Comcast.
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post #17 of 24
Comcast sucks....
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post #18 of 24
Personally, i think they've been at this for a while.

Perodically, I would have problems with comcast. At 4 or 5 different houses, if I've been active online, i would get knocked off for hours or days at a time. Sometimes me playing with the modem would fix it but for the other parts, I'd just have to wait it out. Funny enough, the cable would still be running but I'd ALWAYS have these 'outages'

At&t broadband is slower but at least I don't get knocked offline.
    
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post #19 of 24
What would OCN consider to be the best broadband company then? Lots of the little broadband companies take their connections through concast.
    
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post #20 of 24
that's nothing, there are 2 dominant ISP in canada, Bell and Rogers, both throttles and enforce traffic shaping. All other ISPs are either their resellers or governmental ISP.

hence everybody is throttles, there are almost no ISP left in Canada that doesn't not enforce traffic shaping.

What's worse is that they want to throttle all P2P but their hardware is so stupid it throttles everything, including web browsing, media streaming, online games (XBOX Live for example).

and the awful thing is that we can't do anything about it because the majority of their customers are just 'web surfers' and they wouldn't care about losing a few customers, because you know what? those customers who are lost are going to their RESELLERS ANYWAYS! so they get money no matter what and makes huge profits from throttling.
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