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So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 04:09 PM

http://www.maximumpc...t_down_internet


read...be amazed...and be afraid lol...
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 04:14 PM

Like he really could... First of all, the Internet is global and thus he could just turn off access in the US. Secondly, if he shuts down ISPs and stuff, it just means I break out my old modem and setup a bbs. Unless he plans on shutting down phone networks too, dialup will still reign and thus still internet accessible. Lastly, unless he can tell providers to let government computers through, shutting down the net just means he is shutting down his own government from accessing information. Believe you me, I am sure Obama uses Google from time to time.

:rolleyes:
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 04:21 PM

View PostMartyr2, on 11 Apr, 2009 - 04:14 PM, said:

Like he really could... First of all, the Internet is global and thus he could just turn off access in the US. Secondly, if he shuts down ISPs and stuff, it just means I break out my old modem and setup a bbs. Unless he plans on shutting down phone networks too, dialup will still reign and thus still internet accessible. Lastly, unless he can tell providers to let government computers through, shutting down the net just means he is shutting down his own government from accessing information. Believe you me, I am sure Obama uses Google from time to time.

:rolleyes:


This. I wonder if the guy who said "the internet is a series of tubes" is behind this...

That bill idea is quite possibly the dumbest thing I have ever read in 21 years.
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 05:32 PM

Why not, he's allowed to tell CEO they don't have a job anymore!
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 06:54 PM

@Martyr2 : your statement brought an 'lol' moment into my head....

Obama: "What exactly is this 'deficit' i keep hearing about anyway...hm time to google."
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 07:16 PM

View PostMartyr2, on 11 Apr, 2009 - 05:14 PM, said:

Believe you me, I am sure Obama uses Google from time to time.


As well as I'm sure he reads icanhascheezeburger.
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 11 April 2009 - 08:15 PM

View PostLaviadonTQC, on 11 Apr, 2009 - 05:32 PM, said:

Why not, he's allowed to tell CEO they don't have a job anymore!


That's the stockholders' job.
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Re: So what do you think....

Posted 12 April 2009 - 02:16 AM

whoa... this is just america right?

not the rest of the world....
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