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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by ScottD View Post
    But it is just as safe as a wired system if you know how to secure yourself.

    I mean a wired system actually has a lock of exploits. Did you know that there are keyloggers out there that you can plug into an electrical outlet and it can tell you what keys someone in that building is pressing on their keyboard? It's the ultimate keylogger, and it is not at all wireless.
    No it's not.
    Nothing's safe. . . wired/wireless - nothing is safe.
    If it's computer technology it can be hacked if someone wants to do it.
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Talk about fishing for reasons to disagree with that damned liberal president!
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    Sounds good, though I'm left wondering what the arguments against such a move would be. It seems like a no-brainer as is.
    I'm not sure what roll the federal government should play in the telecom industry. With federal investment comes federal oversight and control.

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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Ferris View Post
    I'm not sure what roll the federal government should play in the telecom industry. With federal investment comes federal oversight and control.
    It's not federal investment, the government is actually auctioning off broadband that it owned to private companies.
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    Wait is he suggesting using the 500mhz NATO C band?


    interesting.
    500MHz is pretty much obsolete.
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    It's not federal investment, the government is actually auctioning off broadband that it owned to private companies.
    Oh, then I'm all for it.

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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    It's not federal investment, the government is actually auctioning off broadband that it owned to private companies.
    Maybe those more technologically savvy can help me on this, if the government is selling off broadband, what exactly stops these companies from charging people for it once they've gained control of it?
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Maybe those more technologically savvy can help me on this, if the government is selling off broadband, what exactly stops these companies from charging people for it once they've gained control of it?
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    No it's not.
    Nothing's safe. . . wired/wireless - nothing is safe.
    If it's computer technology it can be hacked if someone wants to do it.
    You've seen too many movies. A few good firewalls, a virus scanner, and an encrypted network can keep you plenty safe. Unless someone with decades of hacking experience specifically targeted you and spent days trying to gain access to your system, you are safe. These stories you hear of people getting hacked are because THEY did something stupid, like turn off their firewall, keep their network unencrypyted, or downloaded a suspicious file without a virus scanner. If you know what you are doing, you are under virtually zero risk from being hacked.
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    Re: Obama To Nearly Double Available Wireless Spectrum

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Maybe those more technologically savvy can help me on this, if the government is selling off broadband, what exactly stops these companies from charging people for it once they've gained control of it?
    Nothing really. That is part of the reason people a cell phone bill.

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