28 posts • joined Thursday 6th September 2007 13:34 GMT
Agree with most comments so far.
Sky paid huge amounts for exclusive coverage so why should their hand now be forced to discount hugely?
Also I was mega annoyed St Anta's handling of the recent 'away' England matches but chose not to pay for their service on top of my Sky subs. My choice, my restrcted viewing.
It happens - Live with it!
Mine's the one with the satellite dish in the pocket.
Why is this a news story that's getting every Daily Mail reader excited?
It's a list of names, addresses and births - all easily obtainable from a combination of BT and the local newspaper.
What harm could be done with this?????
'IT?' - because it's not worthy of reporting here, BBC News or the local rag.
A further comment...
...rarely does an El Reg story produce such common comments - apart from Phorm maybe.
I'll go with the majority here.....
It's not the Beeb's fault if the ISPs' business model has been caught out. And why are they not asking for money from iTunes, ITV Formula 1, Youtube, (any other content provider).
Change your business model, not force all licence payers to pay for your flawed pricing model.
Paris because she's used plenty of bandwidth of her own over the years.
Isn't Paypal as effective as this?
"...a free consumer internet feature, Webwise, which results in fewer irrelevant advertisements and additional protection against fraudulent websites."
How does this offer 'additional protection against fraudulent websites'? I've read it a few times and it's still confusing me.
Paris because her pictures have been on a few dodgy websites in the past.
re: If there wasn't a shortage of Wiiss
A very relevant and well thought out point.
Join the US Navy and help their shouting people straight away.
Coat? Yes please, the one with the tin hat in the pocket please.
"Speaking during an analyst's call this morning, the firm denied that footfall from the iPhone had artificially buoyed results."
So, they are saying not many extra vistors came into the store because of this product?
Call me a cynic but is the tip-offster Rhiannon Davies related to the Seller 'odavies2' at all?
If so, I may start to create a entirely implausible shadow on the next product I decide to flog on Ebay.
....is it me?
Or does the success of this project depend greatly on the ship travelling in the same direction as the wind?
Sorry for being a Telco bore but....
... this will probably relate to the Ofcom regulations of 'National Dialling Only' numbers. http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/archive/Oftel/publications/numbering/2003/ntnp_final_c0703.pdf Ref: Page: 15 Section: 'National-Dialling-Only' Numbers
This means that these numbers cannot be used in an area where they may be advertised :)
"His missus, however, is still in Blighty, and Trezise admitted that if she wasn't allowed in by Xmas he might reconsider his decision to emigrate."
If I was his wife I'd be very concerned at the doubt in his mind!
Wah, Wah, Wah - Self-Interest Alert
"The most sought-after notebook computer improvement is the addition of a built-in mobile phone, a survey has found.
Microsoft teamed up with the GSM Association (GSMA), a trade body which promotes mobile phone adoption and standardisation, to ask punters what they would really like in their notebook computers."
And when asked what improvements they'd like making to Christmas dinner, the local turkeys suggested everyone should go vegetarian.
Is it just me or is research to promote your own organisation just an incy bit false?