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Old 09-07-2014, 06:28 PM
 
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Cable companies want to slow down (and break!) your favorite sites, for profit. To fight back, let's cover the web with symbolic "loading" icons, to remind everyone what an Internet without net neutrality would look like, and drive record numbers of emails and calls to lawmakers. Are you in?

https://www.battleforthenet.com/sept...lsaWQ9OTAwOA==

Cable companies plan to charge websites arbitrary fees and slow any sites that won't pay up. If they win, the Internet as we know it dies. John Oliver does a great job of explaining exactly what Net Neutrality what it would mean if the two tier system is adopted.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU
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Old 09-07-2014, 06:33 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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Cable companies want to slow down (and break!) your favorite sites, for profit. To fight back, let's cover the web with symbolic "loading" icons, to remind everyone what an Internet without net neutrality would look like, and drive record numbers of emails and calls to lawmakers. Are you in?

https://www.battleforthenet.com/sept...lsaWQ9OTAwOA==

Cable companies plan to charge websites arbitrary fees and slow any sites that won't pay up. If they win, the Internet as we know it dies. John Oliver does a great job of explaining exactly what Net Neutrality what it would mean if the two tier system is adopted.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpbOEoRrHyU
Sounds like your typical mafia extortion/union racket.
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Old 09-07-2014, 10:46 PM
 
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We all know how greedy companies in the USA are!!!

IF THEY DO THIS I HOPE WE CAN FIGURE OUT A WAY AROUND IT!!
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Old 09-08-2014, 11:16 AM
 
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Reality is too many want free stuff and services.
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Old 09-08-2014, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Yawn.

Who are you to tell a business how they should price their products and services? If you don't like their offerings, don't purchase from them. Pretty damn simple. Or better yet, start your own business and compete with them. You already know how the pricing should be structured, right? So you're half way there. Go for it.
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