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Comment Re:[citation needed] or you're shilling. (Score 1) 307

1MBps is absolutely nothing on LTE. One of the reasons T-Mobile has such great service at football games is became most football fans are on AT&T and Verizon. Even moreso when not in a stadium. Head over to howardforums and reddit to see lots of imgur screencaptures of users' latest speeds. Usual is 35mbps in metropolises, extremes of >100mbps in Portland.

environmental no
maintain connectivity no
technical issues no

I will say that I'm not sure exactly how anyone would be using 2TB/month---what exactly are they downloading? If it's a lot, they can't be downloading that much every single month, because they'd run out of storage space, and that's a hell of a lot of streaming video, even at 4K...

so that would be your best avenue of attack IMO.

Comment Re:[citation needed] or you're shilling. (Score 1) 307

That requires a lot of variables to be right (device condition, throughput, network conditions, geography, etc.) that do not always present themselves.

Without knowing the answers to those variables, Legere is lying about the 2TB figure.

so, what you're saying is the CEO can't send an email to billing or to their network staff to poll the database for the largest offenders and screenshot the results for him.


Comment Re:Read the press release! (Score 1) 307

2TB is a fucking lie, there's no way you'd get the theoretical bandwidth every second for a month. What he's doing is fucking lying like a scammer to cover his scam. Go on the offensive and attack your own customers in the most insulting way.

1. you sound like one of the entitled users they're going to be throttling
2. you don't seem to realize how fast their network actually is in certain areas. 2TB is perfectly possible, the math exercise for MB/s is left as an exercise to the reader...

Comment Re:Judging by the story so far... (Score 1) 370

Say I'm a dude who likes banging housewives. I'm single, don't give a flying fuck if my membership is exposed.
Say I use the website to bang some housewives, and then meet the love of my life, get married and have a couple kids. I never use the service since meeting the love of my life.
Few years go by, the data breach exposes me as someone who used that service. My wife leaves me, my kids hate me, my co-workers ostracize me. Have I done something wrong? Maybe, if banging some housewives while single is wrong. Point is, trust is shattered today over something from the past which is irrelevant today.
Maybe I even had told my wife "hey, before meeting you I used to bag housewives" and she was okay with it at the time, but perceptions can change drastically based on information that one would understand emotionally rather than logically.

Hell, before meeting my wife I was rather promiscuous, but people change. Bringing out the skeletons in the closet helps nobody.

why did you decide to share your whole life with someone you won't share your whole life with? might want to start with that one


it helps people think twice before acting.

and that's always a good thing

Comment Re:Yeah, nice, but (Score 1) 253

How about losing the cap? Gigabit means I can get to the cap in a couple of hours now.

this is part of their business plan. they're helping you reach your cap faster so that they can save money by shutting you off the remainder of the month!!!

or sell you more data.

wait. that actually might be what's going on

Comment Re:OMG!!! (Score 1) 94

Check out this amazon review of the fire tv version of twitch:

There is no search which is odd considering twitch is owned by amazon.

Why cripple your own app? It works fine on the roku and roku Doesn't own twitch.

Please prove me wrong.

Seriously I would like to be able to search twitch on my fire tv.

who said anything about crippling? Silly people have this silly notion that corporations are less silly.

Who's sillier? The 'silly', or the 'silly' that 'sillies'...wait,what?

oh yeah, the Fire Phone. It had 4 cameras to... do silly things. Silly people at the top really have no freaking clue what silly people at the bottom do.

My point: statistically, attribute more to stupidity than malice.

Comment Re:Unfortunately (Score 4, Insightful) 468

will feed into the NRA mantra of everyone being armed everywhere every time

which would have made everything a lot easier.

you do realize not more than 15 years ago you could fly with a weapon in the cabin. I'm sure you're also aware of the violence statistics in Chicago after they lifted the handgun ban.

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