Google to Build Fiber Optic Network Across United States

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  1. imz
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  2. Gore

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    old news
     
  3. DarkWay

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    [​IMG] america this america that [​IMG] we're always left behind times

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  4. jgu1994

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    128 mb a second? Think of all the games I could pirate lol. I'm stuck with my 300 kbs internet for now.
     
  5. BoxShot

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    I have things against America!

    Anyways I like Google. [​IMG] Now if I could get this internet in Hawaii that would be nice. If I could get it $30 a month as well that would be nice too.
     
  6. RupeeClock

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    Say, wouldn't China be a better place to test this out, what with a much higher population density and less land you'd have to cover?

    ...Oohhhhh, yes, that, nevermind.
     
  7. Chris_Skylock

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    This will be soooooo cool in the Philippines. Goodbye Muslims selling pirated DVDs. lol (SRSLY, Muslims are selling pirated DVDs here)

    Download all your movies and games till you are force to re-download all of them again
     
  8. Skyline969

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    Something tells me that, if Google introduces this to a small network of people, they will monitor the shit out of it, including what you download. Just a hunch.
     
  9. Davess

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  10. Hop2089

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    Imagine all of the mass downloads of hen......*is shot by unknown agents*
     
  11. Minox

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    Luckily I doubt Google will have to do it here in Sweden. Telia has already begun expanding its fiber optics network in the bigger cities here. Now all I have to do is to wait for them to expand it 500m longer so that I can get hold of it.
     
  12. RupeeClock

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    Of course, I mean everyone will see it as an opportunity to pirate things en masse.
    But just because you'll have a gigabit connection, doesn't mean you'll get gigabit speeds. Most websites aren't ready to support such insanely high speeds!
     
  13. Hop2089

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    I doubt it, Google does a shitty job in monitoring.
     
  14. o0ICE0o

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    ...Then just download 50 or so things at the max speed their respective websites can provide, at the same time. [​IMG]
     
  15. Jakob95

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    I hope I am one of the people that will be able to test this thing. I live in new york city. Best city of the world. So I bet the first place they will do there testing is in New York City.
     
  16. DeltaBurnt

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    I seem to remember Google doing this to small communities and not humongous cities.

    But that might just be my memory messing with me.
     
  17. Danny Tanner

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    I'd assume the wires are underground, so a big city wouldn't really make sense. It'd be a massive undertaking, at least.

    I think it's cool and all, but there's really no need for speeds that fast right now.
     
  18. Jakob95

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    Yes there would. Download Wii ISO's will be faster. And download 100 files the same time will be great!
     
  19. Danny Tanner

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    Well if you're using a torrent, there's only so much bandwidth possible, and sites like megaupload limit your bandwidth if you don't pay. Downloading 100 files simultainiously would be pretty nice though, didn't really think of that. It'd satisfy my anime needs lol.
     
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