Art Alexion on 6 Dec 2010 12:04:25 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Net Neutrality

On Saturday, December 04, 2010 12:48:33 pm Kevin McAllister wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2010, at 9:54 AM, Eric at wrote:
> > If we're not careful, we're going to end up with the most expensive,
> > least innovative, and least open broadband Internet system in the world.
> This would be exactly the problem with more regulation.  If you invite the
> FCC to start dictating who is allowed to do what with their own property
> do you think it will be the entrepreneur with a great idea who will bow
> before a civil master to beg to deliver a unique service, or is it more
> likely that the companies most willing to bribe and cheat will move in to
> "make a killing" by getting exclusive rights to something from a
> bureaucrat.
> If you don't like comcast and and Verizon, that's fine, but don't get out
> your pitchforks and go take over.  Just take your business elsewhere.

Is it THEIR property?  As fara s I can recall, all of those wires and fiber are 
traveling over my property and yours.  Do you recall getting paid for that 
right of way?

Oh, and weren't those wires paid for with FCC/PUC approved "surcharges" that 
you and I pay for?

Art Alexion

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