Re: Internet Service [was Wireless dislike]
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:04:47 -0700 (PDT)
> On Jul 24, 2016, at 3:41 PM, John Carver <jcarver [at]> wrote:
> On 23/07/2016 11:53 AM, Sue STIGLEMAN wrote:
>> Perhaps we can all go in together on a common wireless network, reducing the 
>> total from all of us to just one, although our Common house Internet 
>> provider has said that that kind of redistribution is not allowed.
> Aha, a sticky point. It may vary by provider, but...
> Our provider's agreement says the service cannot be resold. That is if I have 
> the service and let my neighbours access it for a fee that would not be 
> allowed. So how do we deal with that?

We don’t resell it. We pay it out of the common budget as a lump sum. And we 
told them we were doing this and how it needed to be set up. There was no 

We could do the same thing with cable TV but not enough people here watch TV or 
want cable.

Sharon Villines
Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC

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