[Kooler]Re: New @Home user group forming (fight the AUP!)
Paul G. Allen
pgallen at randomlogic.com
Fri Oct 1 21:37:42 PDT 1999
Howard Griffith wrote:
> --I gave up, being completely unable to comprehend how and why so many
> --people would profess their intense dislike of the upstream cap and/or
> --the AUP and/or any other facet of @Home, but not be willing to do
> --anything other than moan and cry about it.
> Hrrm, Yeah the BASTARDs don't evenb have the balls to step up.....
> ...to an upload cap that DOESN'T EVEN EXIST in San Diego.
> Hrmm imagine that.
Well, gee, imagine that, not wanting to fight a major development that DOESN'T
The time to fight EFFECTIVELY is BEFORE it happens, not after the fact. Since
there is clear evidence that a cap is being considered, those concerned NEED to
voice their STRONG opposition NOW.
Pardon my smart ass comment, and rather strong language, but it's exactly the
view taken above - why worry about it until it happens - that enables this kind
of crap to happen to begine with. People hear about a law they don't like that's
in the works, a company doing something they don't like, a possible bandwidth
limit on a service they pay good money for, and instead of stopping it BEFORE
it's implemented, they'd rather bitch, moan, and complain about it after the
To those people, I say, "Get a clue."
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