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Authored by: coreyjf on Oct 06, '07 06:05:16AM

Environmental issues are a legitimate concern, but I do think there are perfectly valid reasons the leave you router, modem and computer on.

VOIP: Many people aren't comfortable with not having a working phone after they go to sleep, especially parents.

Time resource management: Downloading large files, system updates etc...

Curing cancer: Distributed computing gives researchers access to computing power the might not otherwise have.

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