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Re: PPPoE problems
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: PPPoE problems
- From: Alfred Breull <puma_(_at_)_hannover_(_dot_)_sgh-net_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 09:02:17 +0100
At 01:37 06.10.00 +1100, Jason Rennie <miscbsd_(_at_)_val_(_dot_)_fake_(_dot_)_cx> wrote:
>> Sympatico in South-Western Ontario forcibly disconnects ADSL users every
>> 72 hours to assign a new address. The disconnect times were very
>> consistent in my area -- usually to within 30 minutes of three days of
>> continuous connect time.
>Isn't it a pity that ISP's have to do things like this to stop warez doodz
>(sigh) from using there machines to copy software etc.
'... have to do things ...' ?
Is this local (or international) law, does an ISP loose any 'licence'/
permission, or do ISP's do this on their own decision (self-justice) ?
Or is it just a money question (i.e. separating or splitting services
and selling each service extra) ?
Any pointers would be fine.
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