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The Telecom Digest for August 07, 2011
Volume 30 : Issue 197 : "text" Format
Messages in this Issue:
Revealed: Operation Shady RAT(Monty Solomon)
Re: Verizon confirms unlimited iPhone data plans no longer offered come Thursday(Scott Dorsey)

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Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 00:27:51 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Revealed: Operation Shady RAT Message-ID: <p0624082bca5fcfc3c5ad@[]> Revealed: Operation Shady RAT Dmitri Alperovitch, VP Threat Research McAfee An investigation of targeted intrusions into 70+ global companies, governments and non-profit organizations during the last 5 years http://www.mcafee.com/us/resources/white-papers/wp-operation-shady-rat.pdf
Date: 5 Aug 2011 11:23:29 -0400 From: kludge@panix.com (Scott Dorsey) To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Verizon confirms unlimited iPhone data plans no longer offered come Thursday Message-ID: <j1h1th$2n9$1@panix2.panix.com> John Mayson <john@mayson.us> wrote: > >I'm with AT&T Mobility and was always puzzled by the AT&T hate. I've >always had great speeds, good call quality, and no dropped calls. >I've recently visited New England and the Atlanta areas with my phone >and it was HORRIBLE. I had EDGE speed most of the time and missed >calls (they just never came through). The sort of issues I've had >with other providers in the Austin area. > >I'm still confused how I can have so much better service in a >hilly/mountainous country like Malaysia for half the price. Maybe >fewer people using the bandwidth? If they can do it, why can't we? Frankly, these two paragraphs seem to be in conflict with one another. First you ask why people hate AT&T and other US providers so much. Then you ask why the service abroad is so much better and cheaper. May I suggest that there is a connection between these two things? --scott -- "C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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