>> I tried to cancel, was assured that the cancellation was put through and
>> then kept getting bills for 5 months (the only way it stopped was to
>> order my credit card company to stop paying, and then * threatened
>> to stop my service.
I don't know the Canadian consumer credit laws, but down here, you can
dispute the charge on the credit card, and let the card issuer go after
*. Probably to late now though.
Quote:>> Now maybe they have improved, but I would need a huge bunch of convincing.
I dunno - maybe some of it rubbed off onto the competition. I understand
that SPEWS (Spam Prevention Early Warning System - one of the important
mail black lists) is listing a major chunk of Telewest (the BBC story
says 900,000 addresses) "Blueyonder broadband service" about a week ago.
http://www.veryComputer.com/; The way
I hear it - it's windoze boxes used for spam zombies.
Quote:>Further to this, one of my friends on * recently got a scolding
>email telling him that he was 'using too much bandwidth and spoiling the
>service for other users, so could he please limit his downloads.
>Otherwise the might disconnect him.' For an UNLIMITED bandwidth
>connection (what he is paying them for)
I thought you were supposed to write a letter to The Times about this
high handed treatment ;-)
Quote:>I would class that as bad service (contradictory even...). Just thought
>it would be worth mentioning.
Actually, I joke about the letter, but that might be an idea to pursue.
There is nothing companies like more than to be shown committing a Class 1
Category A case of gross stupidity, and have it documented by their own