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Comment: There has to be limits (Score 0) 314

by No2Gates (#40710803) Attached to: Fair price for an unlimited wireless data plan?

If everyone had a cheap (less than $75) unlimited data plan, the bandwidth would be completely used up by everyone streaming music, watching videos, etc...
There's only a finite amount of RF bandwidth available at any given time. You can't have 4G speeds with 1000 people hooking up to a tower watching YouTube videos of a cat playing a mandolin.

Comment: Re:Same was said with a lot of tech (Score 0) 302

by No2Gates (#40386419) Attached to: Chuck Schumer Tells Apple and Google To "Curb Your Spy Planes"

And the fact that they are planning on "blurring out" the sensitive areas that could be targets for terrorists, it just makes it easier for them. Just map out the blurred out locations, then go there to see if they are worthwhile targets. Doesn't sound like much of a deterrent to me.

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