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The amount of video or data that can be streamed or downloaded by some internet customers under their current price plans is being cut almost 90 per cent following a recent CRTC decision.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2...#ixzz1Ch5Iv3ee
Source 90 ******* PERCENT.
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10 % is better than nothing i guess...
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inb4 canadians develop insane compression algorithm for content delivery

that would be great though. could you see the look on the ISP's face when your 40GB bandwidth unpacked is really over 1TB? trololololololollll
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yeah, it's gonna get retarded up here
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I don't get it. The CRTC is stamping out a competitive market? Why? If a company honestly believes they can offer an unlimited data plan at a reasonable price then why not let them? This is madness!
    
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NINETY PERCENT.

That ******* means if I had 100GB, I can only download 10GB A MONTH now.

I USE 10GB JUST TO ******* GAME.

This does not currently affect me, but its paving the road for ALOT more **** from all of the ISP's in Canada.
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good thing us americans have our vicious market to protect us from **** we would never pay for.
    
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If this hit USA, with major ISPers, we're so gonna do Egyption style protest, i think it will and it can happen
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Why do they even have limits in the first place?
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I don't envision this ending well for any party involved..
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