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The ‘90s Internet: When 20 hours online triggered an email from my ISP’s president

Banj Edwards | Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 112 with “When checking the system this morning, I noticed your account logged in for over 20 hours,” begins a December 1998 email from the president of my dial-up Internet service provider (ISP) at the time. “Our service is unlimited, but we ask that you… Read More »

Comcast wanted $210,000 for Internet—so this man helped expand a co-op fiber ISP

Enlarge / Fiber conduits being installed for Los Altos Hills Community Fiber. Los Altos Hills Community Fiber reader comments 173 with 105 posters participating, including story author Share this story Sasha Zbrozek lives in Los Altos Hills, California, which he describes as “a wealthy Silicon Valley town,” in a house about five miles from Google’s… Read More »