No More downloads for Comcast Customers

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 18:10:38 UTC 2008


Jeff wrote:
>  On 30 Aug 2008 at 18:17, Willy K. Hamra wrote about:
>  Re: No More downloads for Comcast Customers
> 
>> Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
>>> I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned this on this list, however, comcast has 
>>> decided to limit you to 2GB per month. 
>> that's not what slashdot mentioned, they said it is 250GB a month!
>>
> The press this side of the Pond is talking about a 250GB limit, and 
> we are all wondering what sort of luxury that represents! 
> 
> Welcome to the Internet UK style - 15GB per month for about (GBP)�15 
> per month is what I get charged. Step over the limit and the charges 
> go up astronomically, which they can do because they insist on direct 
> billing to a credit or debit card. 
> 
> I could really do something useful with 250GB per month, eg offer a 
> Tor server, run my own web and email server, instead of having to 
> rely on others to do it for me. That really would be luxury, but 
> actually it is a day-dream. Usage allowances will never get that high 
> in my lifetime!
> 
i get 3 GiB per month!!!!!! and i pay around 50 USD for it, and it's 128
kbps! so stop moanig about 250 GiB, it's not exactly unlimited, but
virtually unlimited :-P

-- 
Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net
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