the article even mentions "after reading about the company on slashdot" when telling how the company was founded.... and again, slashdot post about that company as news...
> Any tips on moving to a pay-as-you-go plan that lets me keep my phone number?
DO NOT cancel your account!
call the new company, say you want to port your number.
the system is F*up... you will have to give the new co your account number AND PASSWORD for the old one. so if it is your SSN as it is by default, change it before if you care (or stop believing that SSN is secret, you are a grow up).
anyway, i cancelled ATT and then ported to TMOBILE. ATT was obliged by law to reactivate my account to complete the transfer... but that didn't hold them against mailing for a NEW 2yr contract and cancelation because i "hired" the service again... costed me a couple calls to short it out since they can't charge you.
anyway, the system sucks. read online and follow the steps. i had lots of headache for not following the dumb non-sense crap.
be a happy sheep. and good luck.
last time i heard about US ISP/mobile provider shenanigans there was a debate on net neutrality (which the tel cos were wining) arguing that they were not common carriers.
well, that just goes to prove that they are not common carriers. they can even monetize on the service they are already selling you. they don't consider your communication protected in any way.
it is like opening a restaurant and selling your scraps to feed cows. except that they are the only restaurant in town. and after 12sec they take away your plate and consider what is left scrap. oh, and dog bags are forbiden on the contract.
i wonder if the FSF pays verizon to get the IDs from the senate to advertise to them... how would they like it? probably would jail everyone shouting commie. or is that terrorist nowadays?
> Don't use Verizon as your ISP?
How quaint. A foreigner.
well lad, in the US of A, you have the freedom of choosing the ISP that was selected to monopolize your burrough.
Or you can use the one mobile provider that has good coverage in your city instead, if you don't want to use that pre-selected ISP.
1. get a speedtest.something domain
2. patch a bittorrent client to register all your peers to that domain dynamically and connect via http to each other
4. 1gb/s torrents!
sorry. you are full of shit and you know it.
Evey single game hears shit on online games.
never heard a rape or assassination threat. i do hear lots of comments about me and my mother prostitution career though.
sounds like what someone would say to not lose Google's money
i think we will only know the truth looking at the research output in a couple years...
what about a system that locks your Att sim when you are overseas? and maybe auto buy a local sim with your credit card if you try to use your phone? or just cut your hand? anything that is not allowing att sim used overseas is a win.
if its out of sync with the current code (ie a bug, not missing new features) you cant sell it.
and instead of suing or using another vendor you bent over and paid up. that is a sure way to show them how angry you are
The only job of a ceo is, besides getting rich, rally the troopsand use his/connections.
How well a Canadian can really American troops and how useful would be a foreigner's connections?
> i will protect against buffer overflows attacks.
> while running a closed source application that downloads other applications from the internet. And it all runs as root so i can't cheat.
Genius. You're a fucking genius.
The still most widely deployed version, 2.3, is fine. At least if you don't run apps with ads, but then, there's no hope left for you anyway.
Nobody mentions which version introduced the bug in the browser, but I'm guessing it's 3.1. But i know very little.
Everyone is circlejerking on hackernews nowadays.