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Old 22-11-2017, 01:06 PM
Zorg
 
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How much do you pay for your broadband subscription now?

£20 a month? £40 a month?

Basically, that is a one off, you get to access everything... you're online, do as you please - don't get your ISIS on etc, obviously, but ultimately it's all there for you.

This version means the internet is broken down into segments, and you'll be paying for what you subscribe to based on categorisations that are defined by government & the likes of Google / Microsoft / Facebook / Amazon etc. Once they have the ability to know exactly what you do, every single time you go online, because it's neatly segregated, you'll be paying ten times the amount & they'll know you like to watch dog porn & will probably send targeted ads to you for diamante collars & the like.
I was under the impression Google etc supported neutrality? Am I being dead naive?

I honestly can't see how can possibly work. Small businesses would be strangled before they started. They're absolutely mental. On the plus side, it would be hilarious to see loads of mouth-breathing Trump supporters going crazy. 'But her emails (in a separate bundle for $8.99 a month)'.
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Bunker Buster
 
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Get a burner laptop and use the dark net...



Loads more ‘deals’
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:08 PM
Jethro
 
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Get a burner laptop and use the dark net...



Loads more ‘deals’
Eh up. Dead Pirate Roberts is in
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:10 PM
Gypsum Fantastic
 
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just jump to TOR no?
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:11 PM
Baron
 
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I was under the impression Google etc supported neutrality? Am I being dead naive?

I honestly can't see how can possibly work. Small businesses would be strangled before they started. They're absolutely mental. On the plus side, it would be hilarious to see loads of mouth-breathing Trump supporters going crazy. 'But her emails (in a separate bundle for $8.99 a month)'.
They may well do, not like they're struggling is it. But Silicon Valley in general are massively duplicitous cunts. Here's an article on the big guns & their stance.

Companies like Facebook & their use of Free Basic for developing countries etc, they effectively want everyone else to use their version of the internet & tbh Google will be no different in the grand scheme of things, despite what they say in public. They already give access to your Gmail account to the US government once the data is >30 days (or less, can't remember, point is, if you have a Gmail account you agree they can scan your mail).

Last edited by Baron; 22-11-2017 at 01:16 PM.
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:13 PM
Bunker Buster
 
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Eh up. Dead Pirate Roberts is in
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just jump to TOR no?


Gypsum knows
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:30 PM
Sparky***
 
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Get a burner laptop and use the dark net...



Loads more ‘deals’
Ey up lads. ANONYMOUS is here.

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for me, Sparky ruins the internet every time he logs on tbh
That’s just cheered me up.
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:32 PM
Lok
 
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As someone who has paid no attention to this, I pose this simple question:

Why wouldn't an independent ISP offer an open service and make a fortune?

Is the fear that Google etc... will refuse connection attempts from such ISPs?

Or is the fear that we're moving to wide scale public wifi and that the traditional infrastructure will die and we'll be forced into one of these services as Google/Facebook/Amazon are likely to be implementing the new infra?

The MEO example listed is still an 'open' model so to speak. You get 10gb to do whatever the fuck you want and then on top of that you pay for your bundles. Surely there will be a 'general fucking about' bundle.

It just seems like a different way of dividing bandwidth so they can charge heavy users more.
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:39 PM
shenwen
 
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Gypsum knows
So I would imagine do the ISPs and big corporations. Anonymity is not the same as open access.

Pay to play, or huge throttling
 
Old 22-11-2017, 01:41 PM
TheFatGoth
 
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Tbf the internet has been in steady decline since everyone's mum, gran, kid, journalists and the government started using it.
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