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Jeff7

Lifer
Jan 4, 2001
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Originally posted by: Quintox
Oh, I can't believe no one here has mentioned the nice rack on the lady in the video (within first minute)
:D
We're too busy enjoying the view, and simply assume that anyone else watching can see it for themselves.;)


 

ObiDon

Diamond Member
May 8, 2000
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Originally posted by: Quintox
Oh, I can't believe no one here has mentioned the nice rack on the lady in the video (within first minute)
:D
i didn't even notice there was a link posted :eek:
i always wondered what ever happened to the Lone Gunmen...
 
Sep 29, 2004
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Originally posted by: sjwaste
Hah, good luck. First, if they do it, any American ISP will face antitrust issues. Second, any ISP willing to take on this pricing model will be quickly outdone by the others who don't go along. The market will take care of this one.

I cocnur 100%. If my DSL provider did this, I'd immediately go to Comcast.
 

Gunslinger08

Lifer
Nov 18, 2001
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Honestly, a majority of Internet users probably wouldn't notice the difference. As long as Yahoo, GMail, YouTube, CNN, and a few porn sites were still up they'd be fine.
 

Kev

Lifer
Dec 17, 2001
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I actually tried watching the video for 4 minutes and I think I lost 5 IQ points.
 

Kev

Lifer
Dec 17, 2001
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Whats sad is that when this doesn't happen, these clowns will think their 'revolution' actually had something to do with it.
 

Capt Caveman

Lifer
Jan 30, 2005
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Originally posted by: jimbob200521
Link

"06/01/2008 - Every significant Internet provider around the globe is currently in talks with access and content providers to transform the internet into a television-like medium: no more freedom, you pay for a small commercial package of sites you can visit and you'll have to pay for separate subscriptions for every site that's not in the package."

Wrong
 

Special K

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Jun 18, 2000
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Another problem I see here is that anyone can create a webpage. There are far more websites than TV channels, so would the ISPs just have a huge "other" category? With the speed at which websites are made and taken down, it seems like it would be an awful lot of work to make a system like this work effectively.
 

olds

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Mar 3, 2000
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Originally posted by: tenshodo13
If this happens, I'm going to start the revolution

Sounds good. Do you know where I can buy some bulk bullets? Say 50 bullets.
 

Sinsear

Diamond Member
Jan 13, 2007
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Originally posted by: oldsmoboat
Originally posted by: tenshodo13
If this happens, I'm going to start the revolution

Sounds good. Do you know where I can buy some bulk bullets? Say 50 bullets.

Alternator shaped box?
 

spidey07

No Lifer
Aug 4, 2000
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Not this fucking net neutrality misinformation bullshit again.

look, these scare tactics simply are not true. It isn't not going to happen. If ANYBODY that works in the communication industry would substanciate such bullshit, then maybe there is some truth to it.

But no, it's just a bunch of people on the intarweb spouting off that which they don't understand. The FCC has already smacked down any such practice.
 

Throckmorton

Lifer
Aug 23, 2007
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Originally posted by: Quintox
BS. Plus even IF it did happen, a new ISP would just come out that didn't do this and pwn all the others

Would that new ISP going to create a whole new internet? :confused:


I didn't watch the video and I assume it's exaggeration, but have you heard of the net neutrality issue? There isn't a capitalist solution for a problem that involves all of existing infrastructure.
 

spidey07

No Lifer
Aug 4, 2000
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Originally posted by: Throckmorton
Originally posted by: Quintox
BS. Plus even IF it did happen, a new ISP would just come out that didn't do this and pwn all the others

Would that new ISP going to create a whole new internet? :confused:


I didn't watch the video and I assume it's exaggeration, but have you heard of the net neutrality issue? There isn't a capitalist solution for a problem that involves all of existing infrastructure.

Umm, yes there is. Nobody owns the internet, nobody owns the infrastructure.

This is what I'm talking about, scare tactics by people that don't know how The Internet works.
 

Bateluer

Lifer
Jun 23, 2001
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Originally posted by: Throckmorton
Originally posted by: Quintox
BS. Plus even IF it did happen, a new ISP would just come out that didn't do this and pwn all the others

Would that new ISP going to create a whole new internet? :confused:


I didn't watch the video and I assume it's exaggeration, but have you heard of the net neutrality issue? There isn't a capitalist solution for a problem that involves all of existing infrastructure.

I didn't watch the video either, but consider that all the backbones and lines are owned by only a few large telcos. They could easily bully out the smaller ISPs, especially with the support of misguided government.