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    New Google Service

    Welcome to Google TiSP
    "Dark porcelain" project offers self-installed plumbing-based Internet access

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1, 2007 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the launch of Google TiSP (BETA)™, a free in-home wireless broadband service that delivers online connectivity via users' plumbing systems. The Toilet Internet Service Provider (TiSP) project is a self-installed, ad-supported online service that will be offered entirely free to any consumer with a WiFi-capable PC and a toilet connected to a local municipal sewage system.
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    Re: New Google Service

    Does this mean that the internet really is a series of tubes after all?



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    Re: New Google Service

    Nothing like being logged on while sitting on the crapper.


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    Re: New Google Service

    Quote Originally Posted by dustinal View Post
    Does this mean that the internet really is a series of tubes after all?
    Just watch your flow...



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    Re: New Google Service

    Speaking of toilets, I was in a new Costco in our area, and they had special toilets I had never seen. At first I thought it was a joke, but to save water, you press up on the flush handle if you went #1, and down if you went #2.

    The instructions to explain all of this were pretty funny.



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    Re: New Google Service

    Quote Originally Posted by dustinal View Post
    Does this mean that the internet really is a series of tubes after all?

    Type this in google chrome: about:internets



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    Re: New Google Service

    So when the sewers back up into your house will you see a significant increase in bandwidth?



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    Re: New Google Service

    lol! They even thought of everything in the FAQ too:

    Can I use TiSP if my home uses a septic system?
    Sorry, but no -- TiSP requires the use of a central sewer system to connect your home to the Internet.


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    Re: New Google Service

    This was a April Fools Day prank a few years back. Has it resurfaced or is this just old news?



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