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Pay Pal’s Policy – Sucks to Be You!

OK, the words Sucks to Be You is probably not in their policy, but in reality it should be. Recent actions with Pay Pal has caused me to cancel a subscription of a service I found to be valuable, faced a loss of money I probably shouldn’t have to, and will force my hand in writing this blog posting. So, what is going on, and why do I feel Pay Pal’s Policy should state this? Well, let’s get to the whole story, shall we?

At one time, I had a Pay Pal Donate button on all of my web sites. People have used this once in a while, and I am sure because they found the material I write useful (such as this post). Did I expect anything, no. Were the donations to the degree where it made my life better – not really. And most of the time, it would not even cover the monthly hosting fee. However, I do not have a blog to profit off of. If so, I should have closed business a while ago. Nonetheless, I had a couple of donations (literally). Continue reading Pay Pal’s Policy – Sucks to Be You!

Gangsta Comcast Gonna Bust a Cap in Your Data

According to CNET’s Buzz Out Loud on the 29th of August, 2009 – Comcast would be capping Internet usage to 250GB. I know, many would say this is a lot, and it is – however it may not serve some families, and it is what Comcast would do if you exceed your cap. This is because the United States Federal Government says that ISPs are legally not allowed to throttle the connections to their paying customers.

So, now Comcast would would act like a spoiled brat who is not getting their way. So, what would happen? First time, Comcast would give you a warning. Second time, Comcast would suspend you from service for 1 year. Again, Suspend you the PAYING customer for 1 year. What does this mean. If Comcast is your only high broadband service, you would be SOL. This is why I am glad I am an advocate against Comcast’s policy. Continue reading Gangsta Comcast Gonna Bust a Cap in Your Data