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They will care when their neighbor's crack their "secured" wifi and run up a few hundred GB of charges.
Load up the car, we're going wardriving!

Seriously though, load the cars, this might get fun.

edit: finalturismo, I don't need a pointless PM from you about contacting media or whatever. Take your PM's elsewhere.
Edited by Munkypoo7 - 12/23/10 at 6:16am
    
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And to think that I was getting excited to hear that the first ISP here had recently created an unlimited plan
    
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So i was thinking about this thread on the way home...

You know what's sad, the concept of capped internet was thought of in this wonderful country of mine... sigh. You guys should be lucky you have multiple telco's, here we only have ONE choice, and even though i use a separate ISP, i still have to go thru this ONE telco -_-

Anyway, OT: IF this goes the way of the ISP i'm pretty certain this will force Google's hand (AK47's... urm... Fibre Optics for everyone!). And after thinking about it for a bit i have to agree with one of the earlier posts made that is entire thing is not gonna happen.
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post #144 of 255
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OMG

that is awesome

but
questions

1st: How can you have that much internets you want?
2nd: How can you have the much storage?
i got 2 2Tbs internal and 1 1tb external and its basically all of that is games, Bluray movies, HD PPV UFC, and HD episodes of shows for my family. I also have a "unlimited" or "Unmetered" usage of bandwidth.
    
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post #145 of 255
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As long as we keep this attitude towards it, it wont happen. But your gonna see a heck of a battle in the us over this, come really soon.
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post #146 of 255
I'd rather have throttling than pay for tiered data caps. You never know how much you'll have to use from month to month.

So stupid. As was mentioned already, why on earth would it ever seem like a good idea to charge per GB now that we have a higher demand on bandwidth than ever? Oh, right, to help the ISP's bottom line...

I hope some government body steps in and prevents this.
    
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I'd rather have throttling than pay for tiered data caps. You never know how much you'll have to use from month to month.

So stupid. As was mentioned already, why on earth would it ever seem like a good idea to charge per GB now that we have a higher demand on bandwidth than ever? Oh, right, to help the ISP's bottom line...

I hope some government body steps in and prevents this.
Oh they'll step in on behalf of the ISP's arguements because their lobbyists lined their pockets to get the bills passed.
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I already have a cap of 100GB, I pay like $65. There are no unlimited plans here anymore(Canada). That's 65 cents per GB, overage is $1/GB. I have to watch my usage like a hawk, now you will too. Not surprising.
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I already have a cap of 100GB, I pay like $65. There are no unlimited plans here anymore(Canada). That's 65 cents per GB, overage is $1/GB. I have to watch my usage like a hawk, now you will too. Not surprising.
No. I will resist and this is unacceptable.
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No. I will resist and this is unacceptable.
Lol accept ur fate

Lol i gotta watch 15 gb per month, although i can buy moar for the month if need be.
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