|Art Alexion on 6 Dec 2010 13:02:13 -0800|
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|Re: [PLUG] Net Neutrality|
On Monday, December 06, 2010 03:39:02 pm Doug Stewart wrote: > On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Art Alexion <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > 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? > > Your lack of legal understanding is stunning. That's not how > rights-of-way/rights-of-access work. Though enforced by government > action/decree/judicial ruling, rights-of-way remain the property of > the RoW's owners (see > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right-of-way_(transportation) ) Doug, where do you think those rights of way came from? Do you think they just existed since the original native Americans granted them to Comcast in the 16th Century? > > > Oh, and weren't those wires paid for with FCC/PUC approved "surcharges" > > that you and I pay for? > > Depends on which one you're talking about. Unless PECO and the water > companies have started laying traffic-bearing fiber on their poles and > in their mains, then no, you haven't. (Unless you've been paying for > POTS service from Bell Atlantic/GTE [aka Verizon], in which case, yes, > you've been paying Ma Bell for that AND for the Spanish-American War. Are you saying Verizon isn't a player in regards to this issue? (I confess I have never gotten a Comcast bill and have no idea how their charges are deliniated.) -- Art Alexion
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