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RE: I Lost My Internet Connection

in STEMGeeks5 days ago

They rented those phones to some people for a long time after they got broke up.
My grandma paid for years when she could've bought a 20usd replacement and been done with it.

If you really want attention from a corporation put the right hashtags on a tweet and they will jump through hoops trying to solve your issue.


The Western Electric phones were solid and they still work, but they are also a prime symbol of the ways that monopolies stifle innovation.

The telephone network was actually a huge computer, but since it was held by a monopoly and people could not extend it, the system failed to realize its potential.