[SATLUG] Time Warner Corralling bandwidth use
pjcrux at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 12:59:15 CDT 2009
As a Crime Warner customer this effectively negates one of the most
attractive benefits of my current employer. I work as a Inside Sales Rep and
during the course of the day I am on multiple microsoft office live
meetings, centra meetings, downloading/uploading powerpoints for
presentations, uploading files for sales pitches (quotes, configurations,
services contracts etc), using two different VOIP phones (work and home),
and multiple other upload/download instances during the course of my day. My
wife and I are looking to other providers now. I'm sure the occasional day
at home wouldn't be too much of a strain on my bill but my working for a
week or few weeks from home is now impossible when this goes into effect
without substantially raising my bill.
With cost of gas and the current economic situation this is just one more
thing in our lives that will either have to go away or we will have to find
another inch of belt to tighten that's already pretty small.
On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 10:31 AM, N. Turnage <pixelnate at gmail.com> wrote:
> John Champion wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
>>> And you think AT&T or TWC can't fit enough neocon rethuglicans in
>>>>> Austin, Bexar County, or San Antonio into their pockets to make this
>>>>> happen? This is still very much a conservative "red" state.
>>>> Easy, man. This isn't a political issue, and the name calling is
>>>> completely unnecessary. Let's not start down that path. Maybe, we
>>>> should get together and go to the next city council meeting to voice
>>>> our opinion?
>>> Sorry Nate. I went there.
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>> for the person who commented that the Democrats want to take away rights,
>> might I remind you that in 1999, it was former President George W. Bush
>> said that there ought to be limits to freedom and during his 8 years in
>> office that's exactly what we got?
> Regardless of which party's puppet is in office their goal is still the
> same: they want to watch us, control us, take our money, and then kill us.
> With very very few exceptions, there hasn't been a decent politician in
> Washington since the Kennedy brothers were murdered.
>> the left wants to control one way and the right wants to control another
>> the way i look at it, we could have a european styled liberty or an afghan
>> styled liberty. one says that the religious control everything and dictate
>> what is proper and legal (ala the rightwingers) or we have to become
>> treehuggers and have laws empowering the environment. either way..it's
> Obama's way is the European way. Get ready for it or fight it. Change is
> This thread has moved *way* off topic. Neither political party controls the
> local government. The question is how do we best fight TW's bandwidth caps?
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