Art Alexion on 6 Dec 2010 11:38:32 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Net Neutrality

On Friday, December 03, 2010 11:44:58 pm Doug Stewart wrote:
> Not everyone's fer it -- I, for one, am agin' it. I'd rather have
> companies, competing against each other, with a small measure of
> accountability to their customers "in charge" of this field, as opposed to
> nameless, faceless gov't bureaucrats with zero accountability and no
> market pressures to keep them in check. 

Nice sentiment, but does it work?

To serve a similar purpose, we have had Antitrust laws for nearly 100 years.  
The purpose is to not allow a company to use its market share to suppress 

Net Neutrality addresses the same concerns by attempting to equalize access to 
the Internet in order to prevent anti-competitive pressure from the big 

Art Alexion

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