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Re: [SLUG] AOL SUCKS


On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 07:27, Howard Lowndes wrote:

> > If I ring a friend, I get a virtual circuit without having to ring my
> > phone companies switchboard.
> 
> Yes, but you get to pay for the circuit, not your friend.

If my friend is out of the house, with call forwarding, then thats not
true - we both have to pay. Also, Pacific Internet, for example, only
charge on the greater of in | out traffic down your link. Lastly, your
friend does pay a retainer to their phone company for the privilege of
receiving calls.

Rob

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