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Must resist urge... must not get political... so hard...

All I'm going to say is that both sides of the argument (for or against net neutrality) have their good and bad points. However, after weighting out the pros and cons it is in my opinion that net neutrality is a must.
As for the article itself, it seems rather vague and one sided. Wouldn't it be viable for ISPs (once net neutrality goes down the tubes) to provide cosumers with special "gaming" packages? Not a bad thing (for avid online-gamers) as long as the big guys with deep pockets don't decide to charge ridiculous premiums for these services, which is what most people fear (a rather childish and ignorant fear in my opinion).
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Im more worried about losing one of the only places where any type of information, no matter ho critical or damaging to a company goverment or organization, can be spread....
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Im more worried about losing one of the only places where any type of information, no matter ho critical or damaging to a company goverment or organization, can be spread....
That's exactly what I was getting at with my above post. The big companies with the power will try to keep truith from spreading if it is even slightly damaging to their image (and thus bottom line).

That is especially true when a new, cheaper alternative will replace some said technology and that company will lose massive money because of it.
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What I still don't get is how they can even consider a piece af legislation that indirectly (or directly) conflicts with one of our most important rights (freedom of speech)?
Honestly, it's not hard to envision an internet without it's intended neutral nature. It can work. However, I can also see the infinite number of ways it can go wrong. The safest bet would be to keep neutrality, but it makes you wonder the advances one will see once the net becomes privatized ; greed is sometimes a wonderful catalyst.
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Well.

I say. Leave the internet alone. It's fine now. If you start messing with it...a new ISP will rise up and take over everything by giving us what we want.
ig only it was so true but its not and thatswhere we go wrong
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Originally Posted by GatorLCA View Post
THough I'm a Republican (probabl;y more moderate), the Democrats actually are fighting for Net Neutrality, and I thank them for having a sane stance on all of this.
Die.

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Originally Posted by Pencilo View Post
Im more worried about losing one of the only places where any type of information, no matter ho critical or damaging to a company goverment or organization, can be spread....
I really don't see how that is affected by net neutrality, then again, I haven't been keeping up with this new term.

Censoring of information could be going on right now for all you know.
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Censoring of information could be going on right now for all you know.
It is. Read my previous posts. Anything threatening to the energy industry is very hard to find.
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