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IIC Internet Virtual servers

Jerry Feldman wrote:
> The stupid language of these service agreements is just that, stupid,
> but legally necessary. 
> What they really don't want is for people to be running IRC and game
> servers.

But why?  The only plausible explanation I've heard is because then you'd
actually be using the bandwidth you're supposedly paying for.

And if that's what's really going on here, isn't that the definition of
false advertising?
"You can use 5Mb/s*!"
*but we're going to do everything we can to keep you from actually using that much

Someone should sue...

> But, there is some validity. How many people would set up Windows with an
> unpatched IIS web server. (Now called PWS).

Hopefully if people know enough to set up a web server, they know that IIS is
crap.  But regardless, that's like saying I shouldn't be allowed to have a car
because I might crash it.  As long as they release themselves from liability,
they shouldn't care what you do with it.


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