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Are data caps ended for wired internet now in America?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Capo Dei Capi, Jun 15, 2015.

  1. Capo Dei Capi

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    With the new rules from the FCC regarding the Internet. Does it mean that data caps by wired isps such as dsl and cable are banned?

    I may be moving soon to a cox cable area for a little while and for the residential 150 mbps down 20Mbps up plan, there is a 2TB a month combined bandwidth cap. The business plan is unmetered but costs about $250 more a month.
     
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    Move to EU; 100/100 for $25/month, bandwidth unlimited, piracy allowed, nothing blocked, you can download anything you want because no one gives a shit, etc...
     
  3. Capo Dei Capi

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    I'll be moving to BG later, and that is one of the main reasons along with the lower ms to France and the Netherlands its about 1/2 of the latency compared to America. I just may want to try the 150mbps plan from cox, but if its only 2TB of combined bandwidth its not really worth the money.
     
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    I've got this shitty local cable company, and they suck. I pay $250/month for shitty shitty cable service (this includes cable TV and I have all the pay channels, but my friend pays $150 for similar service). They are a small provider, so the big guys aren't allowed to move in and compete, which is ridiculous so basically they have a monopoly. I have DSL as backup.

    So, can you post a link to what you're talking about?
     
  5. JustUs

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    No. Data caps are still legal.
     
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    http://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-wins-early-battle-in-net-neutrality-legal-war/


    I was looking more at cox and in the areas with the gigablast service 1Gbps down 1Gbps up fibre connection you can only max it out about total of .3% of the max possible bandwidth over a month.
     
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    Interesting, thank you.