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Re: Bubba is a 75 year old woman looking to make some extra cash
From: "Justin M. Streiner" <streiner () cluebyfour org>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 17:20:33 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Michael Thomas wrote:

On 04/07/2011 11:54 AM, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
 This is common in the Netherlands too nowadays and other countries too I
 am sure. Because copper has gone up in price considerably. In the
 Netherlands especially copper lines along railroad tracks are removed,
 disabling alert systems with obvious dangerous results.

Say now, that might be one way to force the issue of FTTH.

That won't prevent outages due to cable cuts. I've heard of people cutting spans of fiber, thinking it was copper, and then throwing by the wayside once they realized there was nothing in there that a recycler would pay for.

jms


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