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The House of Representatives approved a measure on Friday that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating how Internet service providers manage their broadband networks, potentially overturning a central initiative of the F.C.C. chairman, Julius Genachowski.

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Great Success If this went through it would've been the start of something much worse.
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This was a triumph
I'm making a note here;
"Huge success!"
It's hard for me to overstate
My satisfaction

Now hopefully the FCC will start looking at how much bandwidth is actually being provided by these turd ISPs compared to what the customers are paying for.

I have a Time Warner "up to 15 MBPS" dealy. I speedtested it last night with a max download rate of 1.2mbps. This wasnt at a peak hour when everyone was on either, it was 1:00am. The best part is, they have a monopoly here so unless I want to do something illegal I'm stuck with these idiots.
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So is this the beginning of tiered internet?
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Wait a second, if I understand correctly, this bill keeps the FCC from not allowing ISPs to regulate what content gets to you.
How is it a good thing that it got passed?
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Net neutrality is good, and the FCC is good, but ISPs and their lobbyists in congress is what did this. (maybe not)

But this is bad for us.
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Wait. Me misunderstood.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bgtrance View Post
Great Success If this went through it would've been the start of something much worse.
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Originally Posted by Shredicus View Post
This was a triumph
I'm making a note here;
"Huge success!"
It's hard for me to overstate
My satisfaction

Now hopefully the FCC will start looking at how much bandwidth is actually being provided by these turd ISPs compared to what the customers are paying for.

I have a Time Warner "up to 15 MBPS" dealy. I speedtested it last night with a max download rate of 1.2mbps. This wasnt at a peak hour when everyone was on either, it was 1:00am. The best part is, they have a monopoly here so unless I want to do something illegal I'm stuck with these idiots.

this is bad.
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Net neutrality is good, and the FCC is good, but ISPs and their lobbyists in congress is what did this. (maybe not)

But this is bad for us.
Yea, I don't see why the people above us are so excited. Seems like a bad thing it got passed to me.
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yea i was confused at first too. this is bad.
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