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Washington (DC) - In as little as two years' time, your broadband Internet service could change, perhaps dramatically, as you may be asked - some would say forced - to make new choices. Depending on those choices, some of the very fabric of the Internet itself could be redefined as well, depending on the outcome of a debate in the US Congress, which entered a new phase on 30 March.

http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/04/06/co...ane/index.html
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A bunch of crap if you ask me. Just another way for rich people to get richer.
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I've heard about this for a while now. It doesn't suprise me at all really. It's only a matter of time before it is approved. Regardless of what the "people" believe or how much they're against it, it will get approved eventually. After it does, it will seem like nothing has really changed and over the years they'll slowly morph our internet into their stupid creation. Oh well...I guess there's no point to complain.
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I've heard about this for a while now. It doesn't suprise me at all really. It's only a matter of time before it is approved. Regardless of what the "people" believe or how much they're against it, it will get approved eventually. After it does, it will seem like nothing has really changed and over the years they'll slowly morph our internet into their stupid creation. Oh well...I guess there's no point to complain.

Sad thing is that we will end up paying because we will have no other choice. Kind of like gasoline; even if it goes to $10 a gallon you will still buy it because you need it. The internet has become such an integral part of our lives that we will gladly pay for it. No one in their right mind will boycott the cable companies because of this.
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