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re: Bye Bye Solar Panels? - Taxing Authority
[quote]If your inverter doesn't last at least a couple of years you are gonna lose on the deal,[/quote]The panels are the cheapest and simplest part of the system. It's an amateur move to focus on panel pricing. [quote]even if EVERY home in the US had solar panels[/quote]Not sure I can resolve th...


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re: Barry to use Executive Action to ban AR15 ammo - Taxing Authority
[quote]I feel its the responsibility of society.[/quote]Huh? It's a responsibility of society to give up it's own rights voluntarily? No thanks. Not a society I want to be part of....


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re: Bye Bye Solar Panels? - Taxing Authority
[quote]Its based of a Deutsches bank report.[/quote]It's also been around the industry for years. Have a hard look at how the *cough* included BOS and landing costs. Solar can be a good deal if a couple of things are true: 1- you have an available switchgear tie-in with open buckets 2- the roof...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]They'd love it more if they owned a site similar to this[/quote] :lol: Nothing's stopping them now! ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]when the very website you're arguing on wouldn't even exist had net neutrality not been the name of the game.[/quote]Huh? TD predates yesterday. [quote] instead of being on some relatively small, niche website like this, you would be forced to post on some nationalized forum owned by yahoo...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Not sure how you get there from my words. [/quote]Feel free to clarify. [quote]It was the best option available [b]to the FCC[/b][/quote]The FCC? It was probably the only one left. But the FCC is not then entire government. Maybe Justice Dept is too busy going after Lois Learner to bother ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Where's the incentive to have customer satisfaction if you have a service the customer needs, and they have no choice but to get it from you?[/quote]Where is the incentive for 3 FCC commissioners to act on your behalf rather than the corporations paying "legal fees" at law firm they collect a...


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re: Barry to use Executive Action to ban AR15 ammo - Taxing Authority
[quote]I've never really heard a strong argument for the use of AR style weapons with high cap magazines for anything other than killing lots of people at once or because they're "badass to shoot"[/quote]No such justification is needed. The burden of justification clearly lies with the government. ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Because Title II reclassification was the less complicated method of fixing the problem[/quote]So... You're going with political expediency and not necessary to actually prove anything? ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]How would you run a business out of your home? [/quote]If my livelihood depended on, I'd either move or pay for it--because it's in my own best interest to do so! Just like any other vital product or service. I need Adobe CS Suite for my business. On available from... Adobe. So I buy it! ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]So you would decide to not have high-speed internet at your house?[/quote]If it didn't deliver what I wanted to see Why the f*ck would I keep paying for it? :lol: It's a pretty simple truth table: 1-I can pay for it and not get it -or- 2- I can not pay for it and not get it. Chanc...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]You're suggesting that instead of Title II, the government should have sought to break them up, seizing wired networks from private companies? [/quote]if the shoe fits! But let's ask the question: why didn't the government go that route? ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]You're going to gloat anyway.[/quote]Not if I'm wrong :lol: I fully admit to being wrong on his one at first glance. Was a supporter. [quote]As soon as the new draft regs are made public, the blogs will scan it looking for something [/quote]Again, this isn't the final regulation. It's the...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]I doubt you would have the same opinion if Comcast (owned by NBC/Universal) decided MSNBC was going to be your only source for news of any type, and structured their network accordingly. [/quote]I wouldn't be happy at all. I wouldn't keep paying for the service either. The victim mentality at...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Ultimately, when you strip away all the rhetorical fencing, your position is the same lazy, fair-weather-anarchist argument as every other one-sentence joker in these threads. "The government has done bad things in the past, therefore this specific thing government is doing is also bad." [/qu...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]And what if Comcast decides it doesn't want Fox News on its network anymore[/quote]Then they can take it off. Just like I can block Port 80 on my router. [quote]Remember, many people do not have a choice in ISP.[/quote]Receiving Fox News isn't a right. It's not even a necessity. [quote]...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Yes, that must be why Google is standing arm-in-arm with the establishment ISPs to oppose Title II[/quote]Absolutely! Regulatory capture is a GREAT thing! ...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]In what sense is using the law that governed the entire Internet infrastructure until 2002 (and DSL until 2005) "misapplied?" [/quote]Nope. In reality, the FCC did almost no enforcement during those years. The hands-off approach was unusual, but mostly because they couldn't figure out [i]what...


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote]Given the data released on Comcast's intentional slowing of Netflix, and the massive jump in speed the minute they paid Comcast's ransom, are you sure you want to claim there isn't excess capacity? [/quote]I don't pretend to know anything about how Netflix's traffic effects Comcast's network....


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re: FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Taxing Authority
[quote] I know you're not making an argument for the status quo of antitrust law as a standard for determining when a business needs regulation.[/quote]THEN USE (OR MODIFY) THE ANTI-TRUST LAW, rather than misapplying another existing law. (already suggested that in this thread) Hell, that would enab...


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