Category Archives: Scams and Schemes

Wireless, the get rich quick scheme

Saw an article on Telus (Canada) reducing wireless prices. They all need to drop a lot further – every company in the Canadian market is a gouger. Telus’ roaming rates into the US are $3,000 per gig, pretty much the … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality in Netherlands

I came across a story in theregister.co.uk that goes into some detail on a net neutrality law in the Netherlands. ISPs, especially the wireless variety, complained bitterly about how they could no longer rob would be hurting for texting/SMS cash. … Continue reading

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Lets Play Pretend

There are signs posted around various places – expensive and well financed, meaning the event is expected to be a big money maker.  The signs look a lot like this one:

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Stalin, Mubarek, Ghaddafi, Elizabeth May

Now its almost election time, it is a good time to recall that last summer when other party members were nipping at her heels, Lizzy fought to have the Green Party constitution changed so she would not have to face … Continue reading

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Nobody beats our prices

I almost spit when I saw this ad for highspeed cell service (wpg sun page 2 on 2011-Apr-13).  It is a coarse metered bandwidth plan in 1g steps up to 5g after which the real action starts. All rates look … Continue reading

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