Fw: [Lvlug] Cable or DSL?
Sun, 26 Nov 2000 00:12:21 -0500
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Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 9:13 AM
Subject: Re: [Lvlug] Cable or DSL?
> In a message dated Fri, 24 Nov 2000 6:13:35 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> "homefry" <email@example.com> writes:
> << Hey guys,
> Which do you prefer, Cable or DSL? Why? I have been tossing it around
> for a few months, and now that I realize that I have a Winmodem (ugh) I am
> starting to seriously consider it. I lean towards Cable, but I hear
> stories of people mistakenly downloading stuff from a Cable subscriber's
> computer...and I just have a hard time spending $50 a month, ya know?
> not very rich at the moment.
> Yours Truly,
> :-) Jen
> Hi Jen!
> Truth be known I would have to say DSL. There are a number of issues with
> cable that I don't like and find insecure. However, no matter what anyone
> else has to say, there's nothing wrong with a plain old decent dial up
> connection and a 56k modem. I use fastnet myself and a USRobotics 56k
> a Newcom 56k modem, and a Hayes 56k modem (all external) and my dialup
> fine for me. Of course I do have a T1 line at work but that's a different
So if I decided to stay with a good old dial up connection- One of those
three external modems listed would work with both Windoze and Linux? (Duh,
you probably don't even run a windoze system at home, do ya?)
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