Re: @home shuts down!

  • From: Hunter <hunters@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: technocracy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 1 Dec 101 14:14:26 -0500 (EST)

> 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 

Inferior to what? Leased lines?

> 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.

Hate to rain on the parade, but I'm proof that the network is still up. I'm
currently telneting out using a Cable modem and @Home... ;)

Steven Hunter  | hunters@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
"HEY! Check out these crescent fresh skulls in my salad!" - Sifl & Olly

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