Yup; the Internet is screwed up. - Land Assistance...

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Sat Jun 11 03:00:38 UTC 2011

Yep, don't mention it

One regulation you may run afoul of is the the new zero tolerance quiet zone

Cowbells are definitely out, mooing dubious.


On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:56 PM, Don Gould <don at bowenvale.co.nz> wrote:

> Yes thank you very much Mr J for the links you provided.  :)
> We have actually done our research, unlike the gent having a rant in the
> initial linked article, and were aware of the abundance of both low cost 2g,
> 3g and  free wifi in the area.  Again, as I explained it is one of the
> reasons for selecting settlement in the area.
> The savings of not having to pay for broadband access for the transceivers
> on each of our cows will more than off set the investment in the new milking
> shed (all cows are fitted with wifi/2/3g transceivers with bluetooth
> integrated headsets so we can do a broadcast to them telling them it's time
> to come in for milking).
> However, what does concern me is the lack of free wifi choice and the fact
> that only one provider is going to be delivering it and the terms they plan
> to offer such free access and the fact that we are generally opposed to
> using American Telephone and Telegraph because of their perceived alignment
> with some political or social groups.
> What we would like to see is a government mandate that all network
> providers in the area step up and form a long term working party for the
> establishment of short, mid and long term outcomes that will fully represent
> the interests of foreign rural farming investors such as my company.
> In keeping with the general tone of many technical internet mailing lists,
> I would also like to point out that you have not assisted in addressing the
> question, which I might remind you is around regulations for installation of
> irrigation and not the availability of free wifi from a company that very
> clearly has vested interests in locking my watering system investment out of
> the market so they can dominate the industry and impose different levels of
> water supply based on their shareholders interests.
> Farmer Don
> On 11/06/2011 2:23 p.m., Joly MacFie wrote:
>> That would be http://maps.google.com/maps?q=40.778547+-73.966897
>> Fortunately American Telephone and Telegraph are on the case
>> http://bit.ly/jTak0Q
>> j

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