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Feb 21, 2010, 12:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Richard A. Johnson)

"I connected directly to the DSL modem, no router, firewall, anything in between me and the Internet. The problem still existed. At that time I determined it was AT&T's fault so we called them up. Initially the phone call was a nightmare.

"Typically I am really good at understanding an Indian dialect because the area of Chicago I grew up in was largely an Indian population. The person on the phone was a bit harder to understand and I believe the reason was because they had a mix of the Indian dialect with a distinct southern US draw. Anyways, after talking to the AT&T tech support person for a few minutes, I started telling him what was going on and what I had done thus far. He asked what version of Windows I was using to test and I told him I wasn't using Windows and instead was using Linux."

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