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Re: [SLUG] OT - Telstra to cap flat rate ADSL & Cable plans at3Gb/month



On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Andre Pang wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:07:19 +1000, Raoul Golan wrote:
> 
> > What's the situation with Optus?  I thought Optus had to cap their
> > broadband as well after calling their own product "unlimited", and
> > after coming under fire from the ACCC for kicking people out for
> > "violating" the AUP.
> 
> i didn't really follow it up that much, but i think that's what
> happened.  whirlpool.net.au will probably have the details
> somewhere in their archives, if you're really interested.

they had to remove the word 'unlimited' from their marketing.

their AUP meant that they could apply restrictions, which meant use of the
word 'unlimited' was false advertising.

hth
marty



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