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Steve Breen

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  1. ODon

    ODon said, 9 months ago

    Well done Steve.

  2. Enoki

    Enoki said, 9 months ago

    The most insidious thing in this is that it will almost certainly allow ISPs to start selling their services much like cable companies do with television. That is you can get a “basic” package, “enhanced,” etc. with the websites that you can get to limited to those that have signed up with the provider and are on the package.
    If you go to something obscure they charge extra and eventually the internet becomes like television: 300 websites and nothing to look at…. That is unless you are a shallow, vapid, non-intellecutal couch potato.

  3. lonecat

    lonecat said, 9 months ago

    @Nantucket19

    Because he doesn’t like it.

  4. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, 9 months ago

    Redacted

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Hmm, toon has it right, and warbucks considered, in his opinion, Hitler a “liberal”.

  6. wiatr

    wiatr GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @lonecat

    I neither like them or trust them but I sure don’t share any of his other previously shared opinions.
    No, wait, I DO trust them – to screw consumers at every turn and always to their profit.

  7. Baslim the beggar says, "Vanished is not vanquished."

    Baslim the beggar says, "Vanished is not vanquished." GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    An article in the LA Times pointed out that the FCC opened up this can of worms by classifying carriers in a way that removed the FCC’s jurisdiction over them. Hence the court ruling.

    From another LA Times article:

    Consumer advocates hope the FCC also will reconsider reclassifying Internet service providers as Title II common-carrier services, like telephone companies, rather than keep them classified as information services. In its ruling, the court said the FCC exceeded its authority because of the way these companies were classified.

    If the FCC were to reclassify Internet providers, they argued, it would be able to apply the anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules that were struck down Tuesday without fear of being invalidated again.

    From an information theory perspective, it would seem that TV would be information, rather than communication. After all, you have (generally) no two-way exchange of information (which I would call communication) with TV. Yet, we do have that two-way information exchange on the internet, as seen here, as seen with voice over the internet phone service, and Skype, Web-based meetings, etc etc.

  8. Enoki

    Enoki said, 9 months ago

    @Adrian Snare

    Not all shallow, vapid, non-intellecutal couch potatoes are liberal-socialists…
    but, all liberal-socialists are shallow, vapid, non-intellectual couch potatoes!
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    ;D

  9. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @Enoki

    Projecting again Enoki?:D

  10. Enoki

    Enoki said, 9 months ago

    @ahab

    Yep, like an 16mm film projector!

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