The Insider Goes Deep into the Spectrum
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The Insider Goes Deep into the Spectrum

A quest to get the Megabits promised and paid for, “one sweet Megabit at a time”

About the Book

This novel is targeted primarily to a demographic of 10 million college educated Baby Boomer aged men who are working in, or have worked in, the IT fields. The goal of this novel is to reach this demographic most of whom are not inclined to use social media and find pdf files more accessible and readable than poorly formatted and weakly illustrated eBooks.

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About the Author

Lefty Insider
Lefty Insider

I am a veteran of the U.N. Peace Keeping Force in South Korea, a former Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa, and I also taught at the secondary and post-secondary levels. I worked in corporate technical training and course development, and technical document production. I was also a urban public school board member and substitute teacher. I was a multilevel baseball and softball coach for ten years. I created, managed, and operated two small businesses involved in document production and computer integration for more than fifteen years each. I am now retired, and when not working on computers, I am writing in the computer user forums, or writing fictional stories.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Spectrum Rhymes with Rectum Target Market 1 About the Author 2 Synopsis 3 A Note to Readers: 4 Dedication 5 Fair use rationale for illustrations & lyrics 6 Table of Contents 7 Foreword 8 Introduction 13 Prologue 14 Part One, Dear Spectrum (2021) 16 Dear, Dear, Spectrum, the sequel 27 Dear, Dear, Dear Spectrum 35 Dear, Dear, Dear, and yet again Dear Spectrum 38 Ok Charter/Spectrum it is Time to Cut the Shit! 62 Charter/Spectrum Wisconsin IP assignments 74 Part Two, Round Two (2023) 77 Appendices 358 Broadband Conversations with an ISP 358 Broadband Conversations with a Reporter 362 Broadband Conversations with a Politician 403 Conversations With A Fellow Computer Geek 406 Conversations With An Internet Test Site Administrator 421 Conversations With Internet Speed Researchers 482 The Trials and Tribulations of a First Time Linux User 487 Miscellaneous Info 595 US Plans More Regulations to Improve Cloud Security ( 11 597 Online Tests Suggest IQ Scores In US Dropped For the First Time In Nearly a Century 130 598 Vivaldi Co-Founder: Advertisers 'Stole the Internet From Us' ( 48 598 Americans Lost a Record $10.3 Billion To Online Scammers Last Year, FBI Says ( 12 599 US Intelligence Confirms It Buys Americans' Personal Data ( 6 600 Comcast Complains To FCC That Listing All of Its Monthly Fees is Too Hard ( 47 600 Americans Hate ISPs Almost As Much As They Hate Gas Stations, Survey Finds 600 Epilogue 602 Afterword 606 Further reading list recommendations 611 Publishing 612 Questions for the author 615 The Insider Writer website ( 616 Glossary 618 Some Quotes to Live by 619 Music Play List 621 The Heroes of this Generation 623

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