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Comment Re:Why? (Score 1) 540 540

Excuse me but I am not going to set up my own DNS. I have a laptop that I use at many locations, all with slow DNS resolution (Videotron and Bell, anyone?) and Google provides me with a fast, easily accessible DNS that makes everything snappy and doesn't redirect to some stupid ad page when I mistype.

Comment Re:There is NO "competitive market" in Quebec. (Score 1) 290 290

Electronic Box is perhaps the best and the least known of all services providers in Quebec. Based in Sherbrooke, its services and support are out-of-this-world compared to the big three. It also offers custom connections and many tech-savvy options.

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Submission + - SPAM: Over 50% of Companies Fire Workers For 'Net Abuse

narramissic writes: "Think you won't be fired for the time you spend doing "research" on Slashdot? Maybe you should re-read your company's Internet/e-mail policy. A new survey conducted by the American Management Association and The ePolicy Institute finds that more than 25% of employers have fired workers for misusing e-mail and one-third have fired workers for misusing the Internet. Granted, most firings were porn related (84%), but a surprising number of workers were fired for routine Web surfing."
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