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Lol I'm getting a kick out of people whining about their slow 20mbit connections. My dsl is 315KB/s down and 55KB/s up
The problem isn't the speed, it's the fact that you can use that 15Mbit for around 13 hours per month and then you start getting charged a ton.
    
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post #102 of 116
it's not that big of a deal, because we can still tether our cell phones to out computers and bypass it all together

EDIT: but it's very stupid all together, I'll be forced to steal internet from my school
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Originally Posted by Suprcynic View Post
Maybe you guys will finally throw your government bums out of office like we are doing to ours.
...

Slowly but surely?
post #104 of 116
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The problem isn't the speed, it's the fact that you can use that 15Mbit for around 13 hours per month and then you start getting charged a ton.
oh I get that fully, it sucks, but I was referring to people here whining that 20mbit is slow lol


I really dislike how everything on this planet is getting controled by government and crap, what has this world come to and how have people let this crap get this far.
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post #105 of 116
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Yeah! And replace them with people who will actually do productive things such as...

reading huge documents verbatim to waste time

concocting half-baked legislation with titles that a fourth grader would have written

obstructing all useful legislation

Or do you whacky Canucks care more about real action than political posturing and childishness?
His profile states he's from the US. So stop with the stereotypes and get something done. You are the only poser and child here.
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This is absolutely ridiculous. I cannot believe that they did something like that. I get ****ty internet service from Rogers already (I reach the bandwidth limit of 95GB like half way through the month), I barely get enough internet for Netflix and other online media services, and I feel as though Rogers, as well as many other internet service providers are just trying to take away our abilities to freely use these services, and instead trying to get us to use their television services.

The CRTC basically sided with them, leaving consumers screwed. If we want a better internet, we need to have ISP's open up their bandwidth doors, not close them.
     
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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...rticle1892032/

Hmm, I wish there was a livestream of this. I'd love to hear this guys BS.
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post #109 of 116
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Maybe you guys will finally throw your government bums out of office like we are doing to ours.
When did that happen? 1775?
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Originally Posted by Squirrel View Post
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...rticle1892032/

Hmm, I wish there was a livestream of this. I'd love to hear this guys BS.
It has nothing to do with the government, the CRTC is not associated with the government and the government does not appoint the chairs. The whole point of the CRTC was to protect Canadian content. But that was a very long time ago, all they serve as now is a lobbyist group for Bell and Rogers, and any other corporation with enough money to get one of their former employees in as a commissioner.
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