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Subject: Re: UKNM: RE: DIXONS - FREE SHARE
From: Stefan Magdalinski
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 1998 18:21:48 +0100

Nick Sellors wrote:
>
> On Tue, 22 Sep 1998 14:26:34 +0100, Ross Sleight
> <ross [dot] sleightatbmpinteraction [dot] com> wrote:
>
> >Thought the below was interesting - comments anyone?
>
> Well, it will probably affect a lot of the cheaper/lower end
> domestic-user ISPs but I doubt it'll have much of an impact on the
> business user/community.

I doubt that many existing users will change. tenner a month isn't much,
and if you have to abandon your email address etc, might be too much
hassle.

> Since Planet/Energis are providing the
> backbone/telecoms/infrastructure for it, I'd say Dixons is the brand
> name to sell it to the masses and they get their profit from a
> kick-back from Energis based on the number of minutes of dial-up
> time.

not to mention that maybe one day they'll use it to push cattle into
their pathetically bad online shop, the sheer non-joy of which I've only
discovered today.

question: has anyone on this list ever walked into a shop, and been
accosted by a member of staff demanding to see their credit card before
being allowed to look at the goods?

dixons.fuckwits.idiots.idiots.idiots.

sue me. I'm speaking on behalf of the pope (not Ivan)

stefan

> Seems like all parties involved should win in the short term but I
> wonder what'll happen when the next round of telco-interconnect
> negotiations take place in the near future.
>
> N, speaking in a personal capacity.
>
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> http://www.derby.org/nick/
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