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post #1 of 4 Old Jan 3rd, 2012, 1:07 pm Thread Starter
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smart (or stoopid) meters

seriously, has the gov't gone insane? smart meters? I just luv the "benefits" they have so kindly given me, I guess I'm too stoopid to realize how much energy I'm using and where (cheez)...a FAQ below from their website..

"What are the benefits of having a smart meter?
The main benefit is the ability to access detailed information about your energy usage to help you manage your energy costs. Each day, your smart meter sends information about your energy usage, providing you with up-to-date views. This information can be found by logging in with your username and password and selecting the “Your Smart Meter” link on your “My Account” page. If you are not registered to view your account, you can register here."

So I'm wondering, if install is refused, do they just cut off the power?

If they don't like your power consumption, so what?

I'm looking at natural gas elec generators and solar. big brother is truly getting old. I smell fish. with a large bit of horseshit tossed in for flavor.

Oh, I'm sure the info is protected, just like the rest of the web So of course no one will get it and find out when we are not home.

and really, why do I let this stuff bother me after nearly 6 decades on this planet?
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post #2 of 4 Old Jan 3rd, 2012, 3:37 pm
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Re: smart (or stoopid) meters

It's called progress silly and it is the future and it is modern and new and shiny and it makes "bing!"

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Re: smart (or stoopid) meters

The'll charge you more not to have it. Its like the progressive snapshot pretty soon the'll all to it and charge you more if they can't track you. Long live big brother.

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post #4 of 4 Old Jan 4th, 2012, 6:57 am Thread Starter
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Re: smart (or stoopid) meters

Its a bit confusing. they claim no meter readers are needed anymore, yet they send someone out to read the meter every month???

its gonna be a long winter, I can see that

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