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    • CommentTimeDec 16th 2009
    Operation Chokehold

    Subject: Operation Chokehold
    On Friday, December 18, at noon Pacific time, we will attempt to overwhelm the AT&T data network and bring it to its knees. The goal is to have every iPhone user (or as many as we can) turn on a data intensive app and run that app for one solid hour. Send the message to AT&T that we are sick of their substandard network and sick of their abusive comments. THe idea is we’ll create a digital flash mob. We’re calling it in Operation Chokehold. Join us and speak truth to power!

    You with me?
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    He's started walking that back: Is Operation Chokehold illegal? Or just stupid? Should we do something else?

    Also for the record, from our point of view this is all just a joke that has spun out of control and gained a life of its own. We didn’t think anyone would actually do this.
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    I’m confused. Isn’t the problem with AT&T that the network already stops working under normal load?
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    I'm down, simply for that bullshit ATT is saying about net neutrality. The iPhone will be on tomorrow and streaming high quality Pandora.