Re: [OT] dialup modemspeed change
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On 02/11/08 20:03, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008 8:39 AM, Andrei Popescu <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 03:38:14PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>> I'm going to guess that Telmex is a state-owned utility and not a
>>> private monopoly? That would explain the better service right
>> I don't know how it is elsewhere, but in Romania the telephone company
>> got a LOT better after being privatised.
> Privatization works in third-world economies. Give it time: As soon
> as they realize they're a monopoly and has a newly relatively rich
> Romanian public by the balls, expect service to decline and prices to
> climb. Day 396 waiting for Qwest to fix my broken phone line...
Every state that regulates private monopolies has something similar
to what Louisiana calls the /Public Service Commission/. Call you
commissioner (and your state representative, for that matter) and
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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