Monday, April 28, 2008

Nada Online

I haven't had internet or home phone service in about a week. And I won't have it perhaps until after May 5th. Welcome to the Digital Age in France! Oh my! It's really quite a shock, coming from digitally-equipped-to-the-rafters NYC and USA to find out that in France, well, technology (and the corresponding customer-service) are still a bit in the "Moyen Age." Even more amazing is to find out that the reason why my entire "arrondisement" (neighborhood) was without service for the weekend was because people are still stealing the copper wires inside the cables because the copper is worth more (than the need for connectivity apparently).