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Offline Clive

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More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« on: February 12, 2003, 13:01 »
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2003, 13:49 »
Time to get a "proper" ISP  :heehee:

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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2003, 16:22 »
Mmmm so they want to have their cake and eat it ... damned inconsiderate of em
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2003, 18:55 »

Time to get a "proper" ISP  :heehee:


What would you consider a proper ISP to be sean ? Not that I can get BB but I can dream  :(
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2003, 19:42 »


Time to get a "proper" ISP  :heehee:


What would you consider a proper ISP to be sean ? Not that I can get BB but I can dream  :(


I'm not naming names Tony (it only brings trouble). But I would say the "proper" ISPs are the ones that were doing it before Freeserve got in on the act (except BT ;))

There are some good ones in the Post-FS ISPs, but they are few and far between :(


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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2003, 21:12 »
When a website exceeds its bandwidth limit, a charge is usually made for the extra use.  Why shouldn't this simple rule also apply to users who take more than their fair share of an ISP's bandwidth by major trading activity in MP3's/Warez?   :)

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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2003, 21:17 »
That sounds like a very sensible idea Rodders. Unfortunately, most ISPs don't do sensible :(


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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2003, 21:17 »
Oi Rodders ... just surrup ... I'm only just getting BB ... want to enjoy lots of downloading, thank you very much  ;) ;)
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2003, 21:23 »
Ooops, that's given the game away, Bat!   ::)

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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2003, 21:30 »
I reckon that was a cunning ploy to "out" him Rodders.   ;D  OMG!  I have a bite.  Next in the queue!   ;D  ;D
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2003, 21:42 »
I suppose my point is that, although we all download stuff, exceeding 1GB per day can be regarded as really kicking the a**e out of it!  People that greedy should be punished by having their Giro stopped.

Btw, Congrats to Sean for spotting this week's sensible post!   ;D

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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2003, 22:37 »
nice one Rodders  :funny: :lol:
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Re:More ISPs 'to impose download limits'
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2003, 15:46 »
Telewest learns from NTL's broadband faux pas:

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