[GRLUG] NOT LINUX - Google fiber

john-thomas richards jtr at jrichards.org
Fri Feb 12 07:31:32 EST 2010

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 01:06:49AM -0500, Bob Kline wrote:
> http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Infrastructure/10-Reasons-Why-a-Google-Fiber-Network-Could-Reshape-the-ISP-Landscape-732801/
> A good set of points showing why Google's fiber effort could be a good
> thing.  As it is, Comcast and others simply want to milk the existing
> system - bandwidth tiers, monthly byte limits - all within the same,
> tired system.  i.e., there is is no real competition at this point.
>   -- Bob

I don't know that I'd trust Google.  They're an advertising company.
They can already tell what I had for breakfast based on the web sites I
visit in the morning.  That's scary.  If they have access to my entire

And remember, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not
watching you.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to
the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
George Bernard Shaw, dramatist, critic, novelist, and Nobel laureate

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