Bumping Your Head Against Comcast Data Caps

On September 5, 2008 I wrote an article — Comcast Kills the Internets – explaining, in detail, why Comcast’s broadband data cap of 250 gigs a month was a terrible idea set to freeze us all in their time and space for what we can and cannot do on the internet in the future.  Today, less than three years later, that prediction has horrifically come true.  When I read in Ozymandias that a user had been cut off from Comcast broadband and given a one year death penalty, I was alarmed, because I knew my concern had come true.  I checked “Users & Settings” on the Comcast website to check my account and broadband usage.

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How the iPhone 4 Revolutionizes Video Calling

Yesterday’s revelation of the iPhone 4 — and the delicious idea of Video Chat using FaceTime — was tempered by AT&T’s refusal to allow FaceTime chats on their network.  If you want to Video Chat on the iPhone 4, you better find a WiFi connection.

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AT&T Murders iPhone Video Chat in its Crib

I never understood why Apple tethered so tightly to AT&T.  The AT&T network is terrible if you live in a big city like New York or San Francisco and the iPhone and iPad are both hamstrung by AT&T’s horrible voice and network.  The news that broke today that AT&T were discontinuing their “unlimited data plans” for Apple devices is yet another death blow from AT&T against its own, murderous, throat.

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