quote 19:23:00 About 35 percent of Finns also use mobile laptop modems and dongles, or modems in a USB stick; one operator, Elisa, offers unlimited data plans for as little as 5 euros, or $6.40, a month.
Kevin J. O’Brien in the New York Times: Top 1% Of Mobile Users Consume Half Of World’s Bandwidth, and Gap Is Growing (via Chris, who notes there may be a loss of subtle T&Cs; nonetheless, interesting)
quote 15:35:53 In Finland it is possible to alter the boundaries of shame with alcohol. Someone who behaves badly while intoxicated can later write everything off by attributing it to being drunk. The same does not work in the United States, where an intoxicated woman, in particular, is easily labelled a bad person.