One thing i remember from college dorms is that they had a special "movie channel". It wasn't an additional purchase it just came as an added service (i'm sure it increased the room cost). But basically it was a movie channel playing relatively recent movies. We weren't blocked on channel but there was an added benefit/cost. If they did something like that with the internet network then it might work. Don't block anything but if they get "special" access to "game servers", movie services (hulu/netflix) automatically by paying a raised rent or a discount from buying it normally then that would be a way to go that direction.
Do you do the same with the phone system or TV channels? Are commercial numbers or OTA channels (by way of shared antenna) blocked unless there is a kickback of profit? I'd be super pissed finding someone messing with internet, phone, or TV. I think we put up with legal requests if made by court order and for health of the network somewhat but not just for profit.
Agreed --I can't stand the new layout. I've got it back on classic and hope it remains there. The new layout makes me scroll way too much and waste screen space. I much prefer condense formats. I'm sure there are improvements to the flow and the actual site but it's the readability that is killing the "update". As long as their update allows me the old classic view i'm okay. If they force it I'm sure someone will codemonkey some end-user fix for us.
Why not require 25 to have a larger security deposit? Typically they get your credit card number and while I haven't tested the theory, I would assume they could charge any destruction to the card.
It would be a big increase for me:
$2.40 / g
$36.00 per fillup
$2.775 fed fuel tax
$4.50-$9 ($1 or $2 per mile)
62.2% - 224.32% increase
Leave the fuel tax and increase it if you have to.. it leaves the incentive for improving efficiency.
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I have just finished an article discussing the USDA's National Animal Identification System (NAIS) and current bills in the Missouri Legislature on the website for our farm-based business. Limited interest, but if you want to know more about another big government initiative, give it a read. Comments are welcome.