[ale] Republicans’ “Internet Freedom Act” would wipe out net neutrality | Ars Technica

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 08:50:16 EST 2015

On Mar 7, 2015 8:31 AM, "DJ-Pfulio" <DJPfulio at jdpfu.com> wrote:
> On 03/07/2015 08:08 AM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > The Republican definition of freedom generally refers only to owners
and never
> > to users.
> >
> If there is plenty of competition - perhaps 10 competitors, I don't have
> issue with the network owner being allowed to seek niche spaces in the
> Some people may want to pay to have proactive blocking? I dunno.
> When there are fewer competitors, or an effective monopoly (like we have
> broadband service in the USA), the customers may need protections -
mainly after
> the company has proven to be anti-customer in the past on numerous
> Competition is clearly not working in those cases.


There's no competition for broadband now.

I have a problem with an access provider also being in the content creation
business as well.
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