The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Is their network infected with COVID-19?

XXXXXXXXXXXX: You've used about 50% data limit and may be restricted for the rest of the bill cycle.

Gee, thanks Oligarchist Cell Phone Company. I'm only using up my current data plan because the Monopolistic Phone Company can't seem to route around a broken router on their network, rendering my DSL useless for large chunks of time (it'll route around the trouble spot for maybe an hour or so, then BAM! right back to the broken router for a few hours).

I admit, I'm lucky. I can easily work from home (and yes, we at the Ft. Lauderdale Office of the Corporation just got the COVID-19 memo to work from home) but now I have to bounce back and forth between the DSL yoyo and the possibly throttled smart phone personal hotspot.

Grrrrrrrr …

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