"The company says autistics have a talent for spotting imperfections, and thrive on predictable, monotonous work."
Sounds like manager material to me.
And this is why in australia all of our ADSL/Cable plans have "shaping" you get your allotment (usually in peak/offpeak GB per month) and once you go over it they "shape" your previously 24mbit** connection to 64 or 128kbit/s.
This means your monthly bill is a flat cost but if you accidentally stream too many movies off xbox live or something you will be back in dialup land till the end of your billing cycle or decide to upgrade to a more generous plan.
Our ISPs got slapped about 7 years ago for selling "unlimited" plans that had hidden smallprint limits in the acceptable useage policy (some of them defining abuse by being in the 98th percentile) as it was found to be illegal by the consumer watchdog.
** 24mbit is actually an average of 15mbit due to the nature of ADSL2+
Just "leak" Windows XP into space and hopefully they'll have a malware-compatible infrastructure in no time!
... cause I still get my reading material in that old standard... print.text
Consumer Revolt Spurred Via the Internet [http://politics.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/02/23/1417202&from=rss]
"UK's newspaper Independent outlines the brewing consumer revolt being fomented on the web.
AC [Anonymous Coward] speaks
Our businesses are smarter and have forseen the trend. They are rallying against the consumers who believe they have rights.
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As long as we're going to reinvent the wheel again, we might as well try making it round this time. - Mike Dennison