Pretty sure Envato is built on Ruby..
To add to it, I have an iPhone 5 through AT&T with an Unlimited* Data plan.
Last month I was in the top 5% for data used, and half way through, they throttled me. My LTE speeds instantly went from 20 Mbps to 0.5 Mbps. Yes, that’s half of one. Because I was using a lot of data from my unlimited data plan, they put me at speeds slower than EDGE till the end of the month. Pretty sure dial up was faster.
Now imagine that, but permanent, and with legal actions to follow.
Sure we’ve all downloaded files illegally at some point, I have myself, but as PixelBin pointed out, most of the times its because it’s available.
Not only is this a monitoring issue, but also an issue on total internet control. The SOPA and PIPA bills had a very big impact on this, and you guys remember what the problem with those were, right?
Where do you draw the line? Will this stop at torrent sites? If they get away with it, I highly doubt it. I’m sure it would continue to sites like facebook and YouTube, where even a comment you write down could put you in risk of a lawsuit.
The US Government just loves breaking amendments…
Starting this week, ISPs in the US will be monitoring everything you download, coming after anyone who may be doing any “illegal” file-sharing.http://www.rt.com/usa/six-strikes-program-begins-434/
Since we have the Show Us Your Workspace thread, let’s start one showing your desktop. I’ll start
Turning 25 sometime between the 28th and 1st.
I remember when the 10,000 sales mark was broken over at FlashDen and getting the Gold Paw was a miracle. Then guys like MDNW came in and completely revolutionized the game!
A big congrats to Brandon Jones and his family on breaking this amazing milestone! Keep up the great work and wish you an even quicker trip to the 2 million mark!
Guys, if you haven’t yet, read QWAOMW Brandon’s interview here.