Paul Kelly wrote:
>> Conor Daly wrote:
> > > What do they mean by "Download charges may apply." , I wonder?
> > I have it from a horse who lives in Malahide (You know, horse's mouth
> > and all) that there is a monthly charge (of too much) for the first 30Mb
> > and a surcharge of IEP1.00 per Mb thereafter. So, that works out at
> > about IEP650 to d/l the latest RH ISO image!
>> Nice of them to state that clearly nowhere on their web site. I wonder
> if the trading standards people have an email address....
>> Download caps are not uncommon in the US - but generally set around the
> 1GByte per month level with a few dollars per hundred megs over. 30MB
> (I'm assuming it's not 30Mb because 30MB is rediculous enough) gets you
> maybe three hours of Quake 3 a month. That's beyond a joke. Are you sure
> it's not 30Gb or 30GB? Or maybe you get 30MBytes of web hosting? I find
> it very difficult to believe they would set a cap at 30MB.
That's what I got told by the horse (chappie). I'm a bit sceptical
though but in any case, any d/l cap is out as far as I'm concerned.
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