[OT dialup] Re: thrashing + lost files

Dave B g8kbvdave at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 19 14:02:38 UTC 2015

> > A common reply would be: "Who still uses dial-up anyway?" ;-)
> 10s of millions in the USA.  High-speed internet is way too expensive,
> over $100/mo where I live.  Over $1200/yr.  Easily 5-10% of take-home
> salary for many minimal wage workers.

And a lot of people with a mobile connection, stuck with GPRS in remote(ish) 
areas, though when it works, it's often more than quick enough for text mode 
BBS's and the like, but not for anything that uses layer upon layer of javascript!

Dave B.

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