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The second a cap is enforced on me is the second I cancel my service.
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post #82 of 168
Quote:
Originally Posted by Benladesh View Post
Who's your provider 0.o

I'm paying $89 and getting 60bmits/sec and 150gig
i'm with videotron i've got the TGV 30 package with a 30gig download package for an extra 12.50$ (150gig total)

I just realized I could get the TGV 60 for about the same price. I will probably change for it but I still think 150gig for more than 80$ is too much. At this price I think we should get at least 200gig.

I love fast internet speeds but I need some download capacity to be able to use it to it's full potential. I buy all my games on steam, and I have two brothers that have their own steam accounts too, that adds up REALLY fast.
post #83 of 168
"Mandatory castration will prevent abortions." LOL?
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The day any ISP does this should be the day every user blows past their data cap with reckless abandon.
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Lulz. Right after I read an article from TF that reporters got busted using a report that was fabricated to make revenue loss from privacy with no accurate data.

http://torrentfreak.com/secret-austr...bunked-110316/
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anyways in my country is like that the reason is only that caps = anti piracy .
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Legal Games from Steam, Watching HDTV off CBC or online streaming from the websites, Netflix, and definitely HD Youtube.
I does go by fast between 3 users on a household.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
My entire music collection currently comes from http://www.ocremix.org/ a site dedicated to making remixes of classic video game music. All their stuff is packaged into torrents as hosting and downloading each song individually would be a pain for them, and cost far more than they could afford. I get much faster download speeds using the torrent than individual files anyways. I wouldn't like what this would do to those type of site, distributors of amateur and professional fan-creations, free type stuff.

This is the proverbial swatting of a fly with a bazooka.
really now?
post #89 of 168
The next time I get a bad grade on an exam in school I'm going to tell the teacher that it was piracy's fault.
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it does not decrease people's desire to pirate, only limits the number of pirating count.

that pirate argument is NOT a positive argument for them...
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