[Gllug] AOL broadband through ntl

Nick Richards nick.richards at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 06:26:41 UTC 2004

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 16:37:57 +0100, Dan Kolb <gllug at eco.li> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 03:34:19PM +0100, Nick Richards wrote:
> >
> > Agree that the entire concept of AOL is tres shit though.
> IWW? What's wrong with having a large international ISP which you can connect
> to from most countries in the world without using an international call?
> The implementation of the concept is another matter.

Not what I meant about the concept. That bit is cool. The bit where
you have to connect using a proprietary client using proprietary
drivers and protocols on a proprietary OS is the bad bit. Also they
used to overcompress images through their proxy cache (not sure if
they still do).

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