Personally, I'd rather not have to worry about my little boy being traumatized by graphic violence when we drop in to pick up a pizza.
As other have said - no he owned the router. I will go one step further and point out that all verizon fios contracts require the purchase - not lease - of the router up front. Sometimes they will waive the fee as part of the contract, sometimes you have to pay the $100. But, afaik, all fios customers own their routers.
You are oh, so very wrong.
Perhaps Verizon has different policies in different service areas, but for our service it is very clear that Verizon owns our Actiontec router. I had a good conversation with the tech when he installed our service. It's their router, but the customer gets administrative access to it. They also have the ability to get into it to update firmware, etc. At the time it scared me a little bit since Verizon could theoretically get in through their back door and start accessing stuff on my home network. I suppose they still could with a warrant. I almost added a second-level firewall because of it.
Anyway, the first router they gave me burned out last year. I called their support line and they overnighted a new router to me. The new router came, I installed it, followed their activation procedure, and sent the old one back to them in their pre-paid package. That's how a service provider acts when they own the equipment.
Sooooo, we're keeping the whole 'death ray' thing on the down-low?
IXNAY on the EATHDAY AYRAY!
Using sunlight rather than electricity [...]
What happens if I run out of hydrogen at night?
Oh, that's easy. You just turn the light on!
I have an EE degree. What's a good 2nd degree? CMP ENG or Comp Sci? I want to be eligible to apply for more jobs.
You already have a technical degree. Get a business, marketing, sales, or management degree. If you're fresh out of school, you'll be happy in 5-10 years that you did. If you have experience, it will open doors for you now.
And since Jehovah Created you, you'd be a total dick to go to the Other Guy. Ingrate.
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