ISP’s want more money now!!

During early fall a little streaming program caused a fuss.

Maybe you’ve heard of it, Squid Games.

Familiar? Sure, you are. It is the program that has captured the attention of 142 million homes worldwide. And internet service providers are feeling the pain. As the exclusive culprit for the strain, ISPs are looking for the dinero, Cash Money, Benjamin’s, or the coins as the kids say.  

What it boils down too is, streaming services like Netflix, Amazon etc. already pay for use of the broadband networks. And most have anticipatory safeguards in place for peak demand.

Image: Netflix

So why they mad?

Because of the unpresented usage Squid Games has caused it’s putting a greater stain on resources. Which is cutting into the ISP’s profit margins.

And who would less more money for more work?

A fool.

And this is why the ISPs are suing to try and recoup those funds.

To get more details see Vice News article below.

https://www.vice.com/en/article/wxdexb/isps-want-more-money-because-so-many-people-are-streaming-squid-game
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Gangbangers & Instagram… A love Story

IMAGE: A SCREENSHOT OF AN INSTAGRAM STORY INCLUDED IN THE COURT DOCUMENT.

Gangbangers and Instagram- Two of my favorite things!

I kid.

But the use of the Instagram and other social media platforms as tools violence and intimidation is growing. One specific occurrence comes out of Milwaukee Wisconsin. The issue is between two rival gangs, the “Wild 100’s” and the “Ghetto Boys Clique”. Catchy names for violent crews. The rivals air out their grievances with each other on the Instagram platform. With threats, visible weaponry and illegal tender amply shown has caused an uptick in violence in the area.

These public displays of violence haven’t gone unnoticed by law enforcement. The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms division in Atlanta better known as ATF has taken noticed.  With agents following, watching, and taking note on all the online activity and connecting the dots to real world violence. Instagram has been subpoenaed for targeted accounts information. All in attempts to get warrants approved for the targeted individuals. There is a variety outcomes and charges that could befall the targeted individuals. Anything from misdemeanor charges to RICO charges.

So, what have we learned here? It would be wise to keep your illegal activity off the internet.

Why? Someone is ALWAYS watching.

Original Story courtesy of Vice News

https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyvq7y/instagram-buy-guns-stories-live-gang-war