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According to a survey conducted by Rasmussen Reports, 49% of Americans believe that the FCC should regulate the Internet the same way it does radio and television. You can see what questions they asked here. What do you think?


There are other equally interesting survey findings in the article too: 73% believe internet harassment should be a crime, 26% have a social network account, and 25% rarely or never use the internet.


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those 49% are complete idiots....YES! let's do away with that pesky freedom of speech.
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hmm, could one of those people be that one guy who works in the white house who thinks that the internet is a series of tubes? edit: i absolutely love that even though it may have been Americans who were surveyed, that equates to all Americans. what does "regulate" mean?
Edited by yawnbox - 6/23/08 at 3:46am
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Its the government and media thats scared this 49% into wanting this. It's not a choice they have made rationally. They hear about children getting kidnapped by meeting strangers off the internet and then all the child pr0n stuff in the news isnt helping matters.
    
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Its the government and media thats scared this 49% into wanting this. It's not a choice they have made rationally. They hear about children getting kidnapped by meeting strangers off the internet and then all the child pr0n stuff in the news isnt helping matters.
on servers that belong to aol time warner. why would they want to pay to fix the problem? let the tax payers do it!
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Its the government and media thats scared this 49% into wanting this. It's not a choice they have made rationally. They hear about children getting kidnapped by meeting strangers off the internet and then all the child pr0n stuff in the news isnt helping matters.
many many sheeple that need to start parenting their children better and pay attention to what is happening on the computer/TV and cell phones.
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Idiots!
Computers don't give out Social Security numbers, people do!
Computer don't go to pron sites, people do!
Computers don't get spyware/malware, people do!

Don't requlate the nets, regulate the people. If you're an idiot, you can't get a computer.
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Idiots!
Computers don't give out Social Security numbers, people do!
Computer don't go to pron sites, people do!
Computers don't get spyware/malware, people do!

Don't requlate the nets, regulate the people. If you're an idiot, you can't get a computer.
we could always spade and neuter.......crap that's for pets
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hmm I get a page load error on the source link, I was curious where and how this survey was conducted. Statistics are so easily manipulated.
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49% of 1,500 Americans... hmm, worthless survey!
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