Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Stop The Meter

Stop The Meter On Your Internet Use

Usage-Based Billing Meter

Once Again, we are going to get hit with Additional Charges in our daily lives – Please take a moment and take a stand by signing the petition.  It only takes a moment, otherwise it will just be another add on for Canadians along with our rising hydro bills, the hst…

Please Go To Stop The Meter To Make Your Opinion Count Right Now.

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are about to impose usage-based billing on YOU.

This means we're looking at a future where ISPs will charge per byte, the way they do with smart phones. If we allow this to happen Canadians will have no choice but to pay MUCH more for less Internet. Big Telecom companies are obviously trying to gouge consumers, control the Internet market, and ensure that consumers continue to subscribe to their television services.

These Big Telecom companies are forcing small competing ISPs to adopt the same pricing scheme, so that we have no choice but to pay these punitive fees.

This will crush innovative services, Canada's digital competitiveness, and your wallet.

We urgently need to send a clear message to Ottawa, saying that we won't stand by while some of the most profitable companies in the country indiscriminately add new fees to our Internet bills. Enough is enough.

UPDATE: The Liberals and the NDP have now come out AGAINST Internet metering. We're winning, Canada - now onto the government in power!

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