[olug] Re: @home
thechunk at home.com
Sat Aug 25 03:50:04 UTC 2001
Well talking to the rep she said 200 for 1 up 256k upstream.
On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 09:17:19AM -0500, Jeremy Bettis wrote:
> Even @work doesn't allow servers at the standard level. For servers you
> have to have the subnet plan, which has install fee of $1000 and monthly
> fees of ~$350. (We just canceled our account here, so these are not
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Pfile" <pfiled at marietta.edu>
> To: <olug at bstc.net>
> Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 5:01 PM
> Subject: RE: @home
> > --On Thursday, August 23, 2001 4:52 PM -0500 "Smith, Daniel E."
> > <DESmith at West.com> wrote:
> > > The only thing that every one is forgetting is that in the @home
> > > is says that you are forbidden to run a server on your cable modem
> > > connection. So If you are, they do have the right by the contract to
> > > away your service. I know it sucks but that is why they have the more
> > > expensive @work, and you can always get dsl. If you buy static ip's
> > > (about $120 a month) you can do what ever you want.
> > I'm aware of that, but that's a business service. I'm not a business, I'll
> > never move data like a business. Personally I have a choice of 3 different
> > high speed locations to stick any data I want on. I think if you're going
> > to move alot of data you should be paying extra, or paying for
> > colocation/vhosting, whatever.
> > At home I'm a user and a hobbiest, @work is out of my price range. Like I
> > said, why not just charge $5 more a month for the privilage of having
> > inbound ports? You're still restricted to what trafic you can move, you've
> > just got a slightly higher level of service... @home Pro if you will.
> > is still for real business users. If we're modifying the aup they can nix
> > that not running servers thing or change it to something more reasonable.
> > Technicly alot of stuff is a server, some games even. I'd like to see them
> > ban a user for playing a game, since they _could_.
> > -- Daniel
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