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Not-So-Evil Empire

Jul 14, 2009, 10:31 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linus Torvalds)

"Yeah, that Comcast. That same one that everybody loves to hate.

"I switched from DSL to cable a couple of days ago, mainly because I had been hoping for a long time for our phone company (Qwest, who I also have had nothing but good service from) to offer faster DSL speeds. And they never did. So I decided that I should look at the alternatives.

"I went for the "professional install" from Comcast, because I was pretty sure that our cable needed upgrading (it did). And since I hate renting any electronics equipment in our house, so I was off to Fry's before-hand, and I got a Comcast-approved Linksys cable modem with built-in firewall ethernet and wireless router."

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