[olug] OT - Internet
aric at omahax.com
aric at omahax.com
Fri Jul 1 20:56:51 UTC 2011
> I don't know anything about your ISP, your situation or you personally.
> That said, I have worked at ISP's that serviced rural areas.
> This is not generally a routine action.
> Normally this sort of drastic action is reserved for:
> 1. Belligerent people (yelling at staff, threatening, etc).
> 2. Overly entitled people (I pay for "unlimited" and by damn I'm going to
> use unlimited without regard for anyone else).
> 3. Habitual ToS violators (particularly those who affect the network
> performance or increase service calls/costs).
> 4. Non-responsive people (Usually also 1-3 above who won't stop whatever
> they are doing after being warned).
> If any of those categories could possibly apply in this situation (not
> saying that they do) - you might be able to continue service with them on
> probationary basis by sending them a return letter, apologize, commit to
> correcting whatever created this issue and ask for continued service.
> will be much harder to do if you fall into category #1 above - #2 and #3
> usually be solved with money (switch to higher tier, add additional
> services, etc)).
> If none of these could possibly apply - you might send them a return
> asking to meet and discuss the matter further - you may be able to work
> a solution. If they refuse, you could write the IUB. Who can't really do
> anything for you. But as a telephone provider too - this company has to
> with the IUB anyway and probably wants to seem like a rational, customer
> focused company to their regulators. If you truly didn't do anything
> and they refuse to meet with you to discuss the matter - they kind of end
> looking bad.
> If you have other high speed options - than this might not be worth the
> hassle - and just take whatever lesson (if any) you can learn from it and
> move on.
> Good luck
> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:40 PM, Kelly Williams
> <kellywilliams81 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> its a small internet provider that in my area HTC Hospers Telephone
>> that there technology was so out dated that just this Feb they finally
>> higher than a megabit connection and were I was a 256k.
>> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 10:36 PM, DYNATRON tech <dynatron at gmail.com>
>> > usually the user agreement allows for it....most people never read it,
>> > are surprised when it happens. what company are (were) you using?
>> > On Jun 30, 2011 10:33 PM, "Kelly Williams" <kellywilliams81 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > > I got a certified letter from my ISP saying that July 31 2011 they
>> > be
>> > > terminating my service because they say I was to demanding about my
>> > services
>> > > and security. That when I put ipcop on that fixed the security
>> > Can
>> > a
>> > > ISP cut you off for no reason...
>> > >
>> > > Kelly Williams
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