not to mention the fact that if you have dynamic ip service and are inactive for a given period of time, regardless of their "always on" advertisements, they will disconnect you to free up ips in the ip "pools". they simply don't have enough ips for everyone who is signing up, but if you get static ip service this never happens. i fully intend on getting static ip when it is available.
ps- there's more detailed info on this phenomena at www.dslreports.com
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