Author Topic: So long, net neutrality? FCC to propose new pay-for-preferential treatment rules  (Read 160 times)

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The FCC is glaring at the EPA in indignation and angling for a bigger slice of the budget pie. The "case by case" line is the tip off.
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Who says the OPapaDoc administration is not for sale?

I don't oppose getting rid of net neutrality, necessarily, but this is a reminder that the Internet is one big government-created oligopoly, and like all regulated industries it means the big players (in this case Comcast, AT&T, Verizon and the other ISP's) can buy influence.  Getting rid of net neutrality should be a reminder to everyone that government regulation does not exist to "protect" the public, but to empower the establishment.

Once the micro-economy of an industry is controlled, that's when they hose the consumer.  Look at education.  And if you like the price of tuition, wait a few years until the real cost of government health care becomes apparent.
« Last Edit: April 25, 2014, 11:24:04 AM by massadvj »
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In 2007 Obama promised net neutrality.  :silly:
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