Reply to post: @AC Re: "wouldn't be common freakin' sense to not surf dodgy websites at work?"

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Ian Michael Gumby Silver badge
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@AC Re: "wouldn't be common freakin' sense to not surf dodgy websites at work?"

First, in the early 1990s only an uber geek would have a switched 56KB leased line which in the states was around $400.00 a month.

Then there was this thing called USENET so you really didn't have to go to dodgy web sites to surf. The stuff came to you if you had the disk space to hold some of the alt.binaries. groups.

So your 'family' would never find your 'surfing habits'.

Of course things advanced quite a bit in the late 90's. I didn't get my domain until '94 because I couldn't afford it before then including the rack for the servers.

Sorry, no pity.

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