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  • Feb 13th, 2016 @ 12:24am

    Re: The race to the bottom continues

    There is a Strange ideal... of trying to find, how miserable you can MAKE someone before they get upset..
    THEN that is set as the BAR to stay AT/Above..

    I will also give you the reverse..
    I have customers that only need ENOUGH speed to wonder the net and get email..how much do you Think they pay for HOME net access?? And do they have a choice?

  • Feb 12th, 2016 @ 2:10pm

    Re: Doing the math

    Now apply this to a family plan..3-4 people using the data cap..

  • Feb 12th, 2016 @ 2:09pm

    Re:

    cAN i SUGGEST A FEW THINGS..
    1. Most drugs used are to BRING you UP or DOWN.. to help you speed up or slow things down for relaxation..Even Medical drugs do the same and have the same addictive properties..
    2. MOST of this tends to be Adulterated drugs. NOT the plants themselves. MOSt natural drugs are not that addictive, and even the medical community has used them.
    3. placing drugs into a CLOSED ARENA/location makes it easier for people to be Instigated into trying something different..Even tho they may be a light user, they gather around others WHO may have other/harder habits..and be introduced to something they will be MORE addicted to..
    4. There is something in the background you may not see. Drug price so high there is FEW other ways to get money to pay for them, except STEALING..Controlled introduction of drugs to limit access and force prices UP(standard business practice), HOW do you control Millions of people in an easy way? esp with FEWER jobs then the 60's...Think about releasing minor drug offenders and bringing BACK most of our military, and TRYING to find jobs for all of them... MOSt of those in jail for Drug offenses, tend to have done nothing wrong except take a few drugs at HOME..
    5. WOULD TRUE education help with drugs? Probably. WOULD helping many of these people find jobs and keep them preoccupied, and teach them JOBS that are available, HELP?? Probably..
    6. in the PAST, we had groups and associations, and training ALL OVER the place for people to learn things they wished...NOW we charge for ANYTHING you want to learn..WE ARNT HELPING EACH OTHER..

    I could go on..but its not worth it. You can only change peoples minds IF THEY CAN SEE IT..

  • Feb 12th, 2016 @ 1:01pm

    Sociaty and logic, may the 2 never meet.

    I wonder about the laws and regulations..
    What would happen to a Druggie, if they could GET what they wanted, and NOT be introduced to OTHER drugs in a Unregulated/dangerous/atmosphere..

    REALLY, if you find a drug you can enjoy, or does what you want...WHY try something else, without an introduction, or someone SAMPLING the drug to you..

    The most interesting idea comes in nature..UNADULTERATED drugs..Are seldom, as addictive, damaging, overwhelming..and THEY are the most controlled..

  • Feb 12th, 2016 @ 12:52pm

    no logic in ISP's

    REALLY..
    Yahoo has increased the size of video..
    Hulu has a HD format..
    Netflix...
    Many sites have HD videos..

    My ISP has 5mb data for $50 unlimited..
    50mb for $50 with a 300GB cap..
    150mb for 8$80 with a 400GB cap

    Game downloads, and updates can kill your cap..
    Standard PC game is 16+ gig.. updates can be as large..
    WOrld of Tanks, High Res version is 78gig..

    Can anyone explain TRIPLE my speed and raise the cap only 100GB??
    HD video on Youtube is 5mbps.. Can anyone tell me WHY they lag during the day, but not in late nite??(IM a PC person for years and understand Networking and most of whats happening) but the funny part is I am loosing NONE of the video, no loss..it pauses..SITS..so someone is throttling..

  • Feb 11th, 2016 @ 1:43pm

    AND??

    Adobe is dropping Java
    Google is dropping Java..
    HTML5 is supposed to be the compatibility king??

  • Feb 10th, 2016 @ 12:05pm

    No one needs, WHAT??

    Something to think about here..
    YAHOO video..In high res, uses 5mbps..Other sources are upgrading to High FPS and HD ranges..
    In a house full of INTERNET devices, from your DVD player, your Computers, ROKU BOX, your CELLPHONES, your Frig, XBOX/PS4, 3D GAMING??...How many single player games REQUIRE connection to the net??? MOST of them, its called DRM..

    With a shared house of more then 1 person..Double the speed AT THE LEAST..if you have children, DOUBLE again..
    Do you want to do MORE then watch movies and anime, you better double it again..

    Thats just for the internet, and NOT to bump around multiple connections with each other..
    NOW lets talk about a HOME network system on TOP of this..
    Are you scanning all your Pictures? Music? so anyone in the HOME can use/see it..Thats a server JOB..

    ITS asif, they want to sell to EACh person as an individual..Want MORE? PAY MORE.. They already have Data caps..that you can Break in an instant..just watching movies and yourtube HD..

  • Feb 10th, 2016 @ 11:52am

    Even in..

    Even in a content society there will always be those Discontent/mentally disabled/those that dont see the picture..

    What acerbates this is the Alienation of those that are supposed to be taking CARE of things, fixing things, in control of our society...

    If you feel like a Mushroom, look around and see if you can understand why...

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 8:44pm

    (untitled comment)

    "Australia’s economic output by just 0.7% by 2030"
    They have estimated in the USA, that Even without it, the USA would go up that much Naturally..if not more.
    90% of this is Jobs, and 10% is corporate wages..
    If you Cut 10% of corp wages, you would probably be able to hire another 10,000 people to work, NEXT WEEK..

    "the usual suspects"
    Is this a Bad thing??? Logic, economists, and the public have been saying it for the last 10 years.. This is like your art teacher TRYING to tell you, yellow and blue make green, and you dont CARE OR WISH to understand....

    The Aussies are in a GREAT position if they did 1 thing...CUT the copyrights, and LET THINGS IN...all the hacked goodies and Other products that 'do the same thing' with out paying 300 copyrights, to MAKE them..would create enough sales jobs in the nation to give everyone a Good living. They could create a better market on Amazon/ebay and sell it to other nations(and hope not to be Blacklisted) for selling un-copy protected goods..

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 1:28pm

    part OF THE PROBLEM

    a NEW pice of CRAP isnt as good as the old, and you want to repair the new one and CANT???
    I will go back and Fox/remod the old one, and FORGET the new one. And get another 20+ years from it..

    THIS...in an age when we could have 1 small box, that you can Plug a Hard drive, DVD(CD,DVD,BR, any format), Flash drive, almost anything, Including a security system...and play ALL our movies and videos..
    And run into about 300 Copyrights, that you would have to pay for..

  • Feb 9th, 2016 @ 1:22pm

    I dont believe it...

    15 years??
    REALLY? only 15 years??
    Can anyone one say...MaBell??
    GET A HINT HERE...
    The Phone corps have been playing the 'Hide the penny' game for YEARS...they buy each other up Back and forth just to confuse the issue.. IT HASNT CHANGED..

  • Feb 4th, 2016 @ 12:08pm

    ESPN IS SILLY

    To everyone that is paying for ESPN, and dont want it..
    They say that 40-60% of everyone wants to watch ESPN, and they put it Into the basic Cable/sat..so that EVERYONE pays for it, if they want it or not.. At $8 per month on your bill..
    So we can suggest that 40-60% of the people DONT WANT ESPN, but still PAY for it..
    Isnt there a LAW about receiving services, and Paying for them?
    Why is the law for Cable/sat any different then Services rendered? and paid? If I dont want it, WHY am I paying for it?

  • Feb 4th, 2016 @ 12:03pm

    HOW is copyright done?

    OK..
    Who has a RIGHT to copy protect the video..
    NBC, CBS, NFL?
    NBC and CBS dump the video..Lost it..Threw it away..
    Why didnt the NFL, ASK for a copy?? or the original??

    HOW is copyright done for the Corporation?? By Broadcast or by the OWNING of a copy of the video??

    IF the original was Erased...AND they needed to pay for Copyright, and DIDNT.. Is there any claim to Copyright?

    This reminds me of What happened to the 'Doctor WHO' series..300 Lost episodes..They searched the World for Copies..and HAPPY to find that people HAD made copies of most of it..

  • Feb 3rd, 2016 @ 10:55am

    (untitled comment)

    And Ecuador?
    Gets a Large amount of Oil wells..
    They can sell oil around South america...And make Tons of money..

    UNLESS Chevron sabotaged the machines and wells..

  • Jan 29th, 2016 @ 11:58am

    3% economy, 3% inflation

    I wonder how this all looks with 3% increase for 15 years..

    $18,000 Increased by 45%...$27,000...and that isnt incremented..

    The Fun part of all this...In the past 20+ years, the Corps have raised things 3% per year in TOP WAGES...no matter the economy. And the lower wages, SAT.

    If the Lower wages went up as Much as the TOP wages, as a percentage, you would be getting about $15 per hour, min wage.

  • Jan 28th, 2016 @ 1:25am

    Im waiting..

    to see if all the Footage is BLANK...

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 @ 9:53am

    California assemblyman

    I wonder about all the things happening in his Jurisdiction..
    To worry so much about HUMAN TRAFFICKING..

    This person is a deligate from ELK GROVE CALI..
    Population in 2013: 161,007 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +168.4%
    located just south of the state capital of Sacramento. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 153,015. The second-largest city in Sacramento County,

    I think this person has MORE problems then HUMAN TRAFFICKING...
    " backlog of more than 1,500 rape kits in her jurisdiction, some dating back more than a decade "

  • Jan 22nd, 2016 @ 9:41am

    California assemblyman

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 11:43am

    Re: Not Open = Walled Garden

    Anon..
    Something to think about..
    WHY do people use Offshore servers..
    Servers and server farms in other countries ARE CHEAPER to use then ANY company in the USA..

    Cut access to the World, and you will cut access to about 70-80% of most internet access..

  • Jan 21st, 2016 @ 11:38am

    Re: Riiiight!

    #3..ARE they given the ability to NOT have ESPN, on a new cable subscriber..Are they TOLD they can Cut their bill, by $5-8..

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