[lug] Juno's new "service"
CAtkinson at Circadence.com
Wed Feb 28 12:00:36 MST 2001
I think you should have said
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Trever C. Trader [mailto:ttrader at treveronline.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 1:45 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Cc: nclug at nclug.org
> Subject: Re: [lug] Juno's new "service"
> It's free.
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Prescott Oelke wrote:
> > Has anyone read the new terms of service for Juno's "free"
> internet access?
> > They're insane! Agreeing to the TOS permits Juno to use
> your system as a
> > distributed network computer for Juno's own purposes. Under
> the TOS you must
> > leave your system running all the time, allow the system to
> make calls and
> > connect to Juno whenever the software needs it (paying the
> costs yourself if
> > it's a long distance call), and you are not allowed to
> investigate what your
> > computer is doing at all. Furthermore, under the TOS,
> Turning off your
> > system, even if it's just for servicing purposes, gives
> Juno the right to
> > cancel your service. If the software crashes and eats all
> your data, tough
> > luck, the TOS absolves Juno of any liability. What a crock!
> And I thought
> > the people at M$ were insane.
> > Prescott Oelke
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