Call me a heretic, but I still haven't ever really
experienced the *need* for anything faster than the
56K modem I use. The only possible reason could be
MP3 files or perhaps a new kernel, but those are rare
events. Even MP3's don't take that long. I mostly use
the connection for email (no problem), web browsing
(no problem, I have J/JS turned off anyway), and
ssh to various boxes (no problem, even though they
are geographically spaced far apart). Yes, faster would be
better, but I have yet to find a burning need that would
justify the cost and the hassle (and loss of privacy) that
a faster connection would entail.
Okay, my VNC sessions refresh really really slow, but
I really just stick to ports 22, 25, and 80 for day to
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