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post #11 of 81
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...all major internet providers around the globe will soon follow the trend. Because this is exactly what major ISP's have been wanting to do for years.
Sorry to the UK'ers, but this ain't gonna happen in the USA.


And as far as I know, net neutrality is a GOOD thing. It keeps everything even steven, rather than letting your ISP regulate what you see and how fast you see it. This is the most convoluted issue I've ever seen. Most people can't seem to make heads or tails of it.
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post #12 of 81
To be honest, this is going to happen across the world one way or another. These companies have way too many lobbyists in Washington that want to destroy Net Neutrality.

Corporations and Big Business will ALWAYS win, ESPECIALLY in America since policy and politicians can be bought to the highest bidder.
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post #13 of 81
screw virgin, who uses them anyway 24Mbit Be (O2)
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post #14 of 81
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screw virgin, who uses them anyway 24Mbit Be (O2)
Well with their broadband/digital TV/telephone deals they are starting to get a lot more popular.
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post #15 of 81
Wow - a boycott that...

1) Makes sense
2) Had a comepletely positive goal
3) A clear protagonist(s) and antagonist(s)
4) Is worthwhile to participate in

I'm in
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post #16 of 81
I'm all for a free market system and all, but when these companies start screwing over consumers in order to make more money, then something has to be done to deal with it. The internet is becoming more and more of a public entity, meaning that no ISP should have control over what content is delivered. It may very well have to come down to the point where the government is going to have to step in and regulate it.
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post #17 of 81
Boycotting virgin eh?
Well I don't use trains....
I'm not on virgin Media
Virgin Megastore is now Zavvi
I only fly Ryanair or FlyBE
I have no intention of going up in a hot air balloon...

Count me in too
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post #19 of 81
Completely agree with what is being said, Net Neutrality FTW

I actually think NN is something almost all, if not all, of OCN and techies can agree on without argument. There isn't a downside really in comparison to the upside of preserving our right to a fair internet.
    
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I had trouble listening. I was staring at her boobs.
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