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Old 01-11-2006, 01:16 PM   #1
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LXer: Qwest Gouges Innocent Users For Spam; Mediacom & AT&T Don't.


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Is Qwest taking advantage of a recent FCC ruling to ripoff innocent broadband subscribers whose computers do bad things? Charging five bucks for every spam sent by your possibly-hijacked computer is gouging. Once you see how other broadband competitors treat spam, you'll probably agree.

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Old 01-11-2006, 01:49 PM   #2
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Perhaps it is only meant as a threat (so people will employ safe computing practice), rather than a policy they will actively pursue. Or maybe they are aware of some big-time spammers that they wish to leave. In any case, it appears that Qwest customers should investigate other options.
 
  


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