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--- praw/__init__.py	2014-06-18 23:40:27.000000000 +0200
+++ praw/__init__.py.new	2014-07-14 17:45:57.611088125 +0200
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@
 from requests.compat import urljoin
 from requests import Request
 from six.moves import html_entities, http_cookiejar
-from update_checker import update_check
+#from update_checker import update_check
 from warnings import warn_explicit
 
 
@@ -270,7 +270,7 @@
     update_checked = False
 
     def __init__(self, user_agent, site_name=None, handler=None,
-                 disable_update_check=False, **kwargs):
+                 disable_update_check=True, **kwargs):
         """Initialize our connection with a reddit server.
 
         The user_agent is how your application identifies itself. Read the
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@
         # Check for updates if permitted and this is the first Reddit instance
         if not disable_update_check and not self.update_checked \
                 and self.config.check_for_updates:
-            update_check(__name__, __version__)
+            #update_check(__name__, __version__)
             self.update_checked = True
 
     def _request(self, url, params=None, data=None, files=None, auth=None,