[kwlug-disc] UBB comes to Teksavvy

unsolicited at swiz.ca unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Jan 31 19:38:28 EST 2011


On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 20:41:44 +0000, rbclemen at gmail.com wrote:
> It is not in Bell's or Rogers best interest for Canadians to use the
> Internet. This move is a blatant attempt to make using the Internet
> undesirable. And that will have a tremendous impact on our society and
the
> ability for the less affluent to access the wealth of knowledge that the
> internet is full of.  It is an attack on our culture and our educational
> development in the name of, not increasing--but maintaining, corporate
> profits.

> ... and the
> ability for the less affluent to access the wealth of knowledge that the
> internet is full of.

That has to be a crock. If you take out streaming or torrents you won't go
over the cap, and you will incur no additional cost. (And you're already on
the lowest, or almost lowest tier service, capacity and speed, anyways.)

What is the factual basis for your statements?



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