Notch seemed to overreact on the whole Microsoft “issue” but to each his own I guess. Also, if anyone missed it, the Verge actually has its own Minecraft server. You can get more info at http://vergecraft.com/ The site is beta but it links to the necessary forum rule post and white-list thread.
“consistent with similar fees charged by other carriers” I love hearing that excuse from companies. It warms my heart inside to hear a service rep tell me that when I ask why they’re charging me for X or Y.