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+ - Congressman to Outlaw Download Caps

Submitted by End Program
End Program (963207) writes "New York Democratic Rep. Eric Massa believes usage caps are an unjustifiable excuse to charge more, and he wants to put a stop to it.

"They are providing a utility and frankly you should not be able to impose cascading rate increases without justifying them," Massa said. "What Time Warner is saying is not true and their own SEC filings show that.This is AIG-style greed.""
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+ - Europeans get vacations, Americans get the shaft.

Submitted by End Program
End Program (963207) writes "According to this article, American workers are getting the shaft when it comes to vacation time and perks. http://www.alternet.org/workplace/56523/ I also noticed the same sentiment is echoed in the new Michael Moore movie Sicko.

I have been working in the tech industry for almost 10 years now and have not passed the two-week mark for vacation time. I also tried to convince my latest employer to start me with three weeks vacation but to no avail. Has the Slashdot community seen the same stingy attitude while working for American corporations?"

Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955

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