I know I've sort of let the blog fall by the wayside, but I wanted to pass on this information. If you haven't heard about this already, Bell is in the process of trying to implement Usage Based Billing, which means you will be billed for the amount and bandwidth you use, as opposed to paying for a certain cap each month. For example, this could mean that instead of having a bandwidth cap of 200GB (or unlimited GB with some plans) the new cap will be 25GB and every additional GB over that will be charged $1.90. This is insanity.
I implore you to read this article here:
and the sign this petition here:
and spread the word as much as possible. If this plan goes through, we, the users of the internet, are all boned.
Ps. Some more reading on the issue:
The Slow Regard of Silent Things
2 years ago