[SunRescue] Death of (yet another) ISP
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Thu Apr 19 04:44:43 CDT 2001
Aww dammnit now I want a tuna sandwich :(
Dan - off to the sandwich shop!
Ken Hansen sent the following on Thu, 19 Apr 2001...
> Maybe - you agreed to pay the bill, they never made payment contingent on
> sending it out in a timely fashion.
> Think of it this way - pretend you walked into a sandwich shop and asked for
> a quote on a tuna sandwich. The retailr replies that the sandwich is $4, and
> ask you to sign a paper obliging you to pay $4 for each tuna sandwich you
> receive from him on demand. So you ask for a tuna sandwich,and he gives it
> to you. Then you leave.
> Then the same the next day - he doesn't ask, you don't pay.
> After two weeks of this, the owner says - hey, I'd like to get paid for the
> last 10 sandwiches - that'll be $40, and you say you don't have it on you.
> Deep down, you know you were wrong - you kept ordering sandwiches without
> paying. You should have either a) offered to pay when served, b) asked the
> store owner when you would be asked to pay, or c) carried sufficient money
> to pay up your sandwich account on demand.
> Your piece of paper doesn't say that he has to ask for the money each time,
> it simply says that you will pay $4 on demand for each sandwich he serves
> Now if you simply walked in and asked for a sandwich, did not sign a piece
> of paper, and played out the same scenario, you could argue that you thought
> the food was free (would a "reasonable man" think so?) - but that is not the
> case here.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joshua D. Boyd" <jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu>
> To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 11:48 PM
> Subject: RE: [SunRescue] Death of (yet another) ISP
> > Is that legal?
> > --
> > Joshua Boyd
> > On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Aaron R. Seelye wrote:
> > > I don't know too much about how things happen over there, but on the
> > > other side of the state, some ISPs are well known for not billing even
> > > 18 months out, and then expecting immediate 100% payment, it's almost
> > > unbelievable.
> > >
> > > Aaron
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