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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-06-10 05:54 AM
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40. They'll keep it open
Edited on Fri Aug-06-10 05:55 AM by dipsydoodle
but assuming the US deals with the issue in the same way as the UK then bandwidth-hungry smart phones will start to be charged on usage.
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  - Google: No Verizon Deal, We Support 'Open Internet' Turborama  Aug-05-10 01:14 PM   #0 
  - Or at least our secret monitoring of your wifi networks SAYS we should support it.  Lightning Count   Aug-05-10 01:16 PM   #1 
  - They didn't need secret monitoring to figure that out.  damntexdem   Aug-05-10 02:24 PM   #13 
  - They blinked?  DJ13   Aug-05-10 01:22 PM   #2 
  - the deal wasnt good enough?  southmost   Aug-05-10 01:46 PM   #5 
  - YeeHaa! We can all breathe easier now, right?  Triana   Aug-05-10 01:25 PM   #3 
  - Don't make your sigh of relief too soon. This looks like just a perfunctory denial.  breadandwine   Aug-05-10 02:25 PM   #15 
  - Exactly my point. Thanks. n/t  Triana   Aug-05-10 04:46 PM   #25 
  - So far there is no official story saying "this deal is dead."  Amerigo Vespucci   Aug-06-10 06:45 AM   #41 
  - Until next year when this rumor resurfaces.....  whistler162   Aug-05-10 02:55 PM   #16 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Aug-05-10 01:28 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for the thanks, Uncle Joe.  Turborama   Aug-05-10 02:12 PM   #11 
  - CREDO is collecting calls about this. Started yesterday; it's just under 1000 at this point. PLEASE  patrice   Aug-05-10 01:46 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for the link Patrice! Hopefully fellow DUers can help to substantially increase that number  Turborama   Aug-05-10 02:03 PM   #9 
     - Let's keep re-posting. DUers are the kinds of folks who will be affected by this the most.  patrice   Aug-05-10 02:25 PM   #14 
  - Good, trying to avoid all contact with Google was getting too complicated.  Downwinder   Aug-05-10 01:56 PM   #7 
  - Likewise  Turborama   Aug-05-10 02:00 PM   #8 
  - K&R  Soylent Brice   Aug-05-10 02:10 PM   #10 
  - Of course they did.  eggplant   Aug-05-10 02:15 PM   #12 
  - Too late.....  LaPera   Aug-05-10 03:01 PM   #17 
  - Wow....  Sabiancym   Aug-05-10 03:26 PM   #18 
  - Right on!  patrice   Aug-05-10 03:36 PM   #21 
  - Bullshit!  LaPera   Aug-06-10 02:49 AM   #37 
  - Did you address it to Mistique Cano?  NBachers   Aug-05-10 09:16 PM   #34 
     - Yes!  LaPera   Aug-06-10 02:49 AM   #38 
  - Uh-huh. This had to come from somewhere. What is the new Microsoft up to? nt  onehandle   Aug-05-10 03:29 PM   #19 
  - Came from the same place similar stories have come from  whistler162   Aug-05-10 03:51 PM   #22 
  - So they're still staking out their negotiating positions, then. nt  Deep13   Aug-05-10 03:30 PM   #20 
  - Right, we should trust anything, they say...........  SILVER__FOX52   Aug-05-10 04:31 PM   #23 
  - My Safari browser now says BING instead of GOOGLE-anyone know why?  earth mom   Aug-05-10 04:37 PM   #24 
  - They say THIS....while they do THAT....  Triana   Aug-05-10 04:57 PM   #26 
  - "We have no intention of eliminating Net Neutrality." TRANSLATION:  Hissyspit   Aug-05-10 04:58 PM   #27 
     - Exactly. Pfft. n/t  Triana   Aug-06-10 01:39 PM   #44 
  - Non-techies try to turn tech into a political issue. Hilarity ensues.  boppers   Aug-05-10 06:15 PM   #28 
  - The capability may have been written into the protocols, but the ISPs aren't yet accessing and  w4rma   Aug-05-10 07:35 PM   #31 
  - The ISP's (all the ones I've worked with, at least) have been traffic shaping since the 90's.  boppers   Aug-05-10 07:45 PM   #32 
  - Interesting perspective, thanks for the links.  Turborama   Aug-06-10 12:16 AM   #35 
  - Probably just as well if they don't.  KamaAina   Aug-05-10 06:27 PM   #29 
  - Damned If You Do, Damned if you Don't...welcome to DU  NeedleCast   Aug-05-10 06:47 PM   #30 
  - gee, the NY Times screwed up again what a surprise. At least this didn't cause a bunch of people to  still_one   Aug-05-10 08:46 PM   #33 
  - So what is real here?  dadzilla   Aug-06-10 01:30 AM   #36 
  - PR Nonsense  dharmamarx   Aug-06-10 05:42 AM   #39 
  - See post #27 for abbreviated version.  Hissyspit   Aug-06-10 06:00 PM   #45 
  - They'll keep it open  dipsydoodle   Aug-06-10 05:54 AM   #40 
  - Save the Internet -  TBF   Aug-06-10 09:50 AM   #42 
  - Verison was already on my shit list.  L0oniX   Aug-06-10 01:02 PM   #43 

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