@home shuts down!

  • From: John Madden <weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 13:06:52 -0500

Sorry to anyone on the list who has a cable modem, but there's such a 
silver lining to this cloud...

@home is shutting down, as everyone knows, and with them goes 45% of the 
US's cable modem users.  These are the people that thought they were cool 
when they bought into an inferior technology.  These are the people that 
buy full-time internet access without understanding the security 
implications.  These are the people that helped to propogate stupid IIS 
worms that filled my apache logs.  These are the people that saturate 
POP's with useless crap (spam included), thus slowing down everyone else's 
inet throughput.

So tomorrow, things will be better.  I'll have up to 45% faster net 
access, up to 45% fewer worming attempts, and up to 45% less spam.


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