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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] Name one thing that has ever been made better through government intervention.[/quote] So let's start with an obvious example.. the Clean Water Act. [quote] A 1969 river fire caught Time‘s attention in an article on American sewage systems, headlined in print as “The Cities: The Pr...
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re: Gun control lobby going after muzzleloaders now? - bmy
the 2nd amendment doesn't imply any general constitutional right for individuals to bear arms or form private armies. it was intended as a right guaranteed to a state. not for you as an individual. just an example of the plutocracy at work.. large campaign donations do wonders to shift policy...
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re: Give me your plan to lower federal spending by 100 billion/year - bmy
[quote] Reduce welfare fraud. One thing that can be done is to require a government-issued photo ID to be shown whenever an EBT card is used. If I have to present an ID whenever I use a credit card, why doesn't the same apply to EBT cards? [/quote] how much you think this would save a year? ...
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re: Give me your plan to lower federal spending by 100 billion/year - bmy
[quote] what is on the chopping block? 1 trillion cut over ten years seems like a reasonable initiative. What things would you personally cut if given the power? [/quote] 10% from all federal budget areas across the board.. including military. Let them figure out what works best for them. EPA...
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re: I loathe Roy Moore - bmy
[quote] Yet I'll go vote for him to keep a poisonous Democrat out, if that's what it comes down to. [/quote] Ooooh... identity politics #maga...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
Internet in the U.S. is a decade behind many EU states. You can get similar speeds to average U.S broadband for $6/month in the UK. Regulation can create a more even playing field.. and it might sound distasteful but sometimes the solution to bad government is better government. [quote] .....
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re: No Democrats voted to give us a tax cut. - bmy
[quote] You're a hack if you think corporatism is single party. Both parties are heavily invested in corporations. They just choose different winners and losers[/quote] It's far bigger than a single party issue. Corporations quite literally rule this country. USA is closer to a plutocracy ...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] Comparable has nothing to do with it. If there are in fact nine ISPs in the BR area, then there are in fact nine different companies you can use to access content on the internet. Some will have better speeds, some will have better prices. [/quote] These are all cars, have 4 wheels,...
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re: No Democrats voted to give us a tax cut. - bmy
[quote]Yes, both parties are in the Swamp, but one consistently votes in unison to take or keep your money to make the government more powerful whereas the other doesn't go along with them all the time. [/quote] the other one hands the keys to the corporations and lets tax payers pay for the clea...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] [b] so the government allows natural monopolies to exist but heavily regulates them to protect the consumer. a great example of this is utility companies.[/b] [/quote] :bow:...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] That's not a monopoly. [/quote] You call that competition? :lol: Anyways, i'm out. It's getting too fanboyish in here....
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] Where? And don't link to some town in BFE Montana either. [/quote] About Comcast in Nashville, TN 37209 92.4% of residents in this zip code can get XFINITY (Comcast) cable. The fastest internet service the ISP offers here is 250 Mbps, 100.0% of local XFINITY (Comcast) customers can g...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] There is nothing ironic in what I said. Do you understand what the term telecommunications and it's industry area entail? I'll give you a hint...it's not just your landline telephone service. [/quote] Oh, I get what telecom is. Internet is absolutely telecom. Ajit Pai just doesn't ag...
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[quote]Which will exponentially increase the barriers to entry. No. I'm not going to re-explain it because it's been covered by multiple people in this thread. The fact you don't understand why is a given.[/quote] It doesn't increase barriers to entry in any significant way because they a...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] [b]I know quite well how the internet "works". Considering I've been in telecommunications [/b]for 12 years prior to moving to cybersecurity.[/quote] Uh.. anyone else find this ironic? You call it a telecom :lol: :lol: The entire NN debate centers around whether or not the internet ...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote]Alas, you just don't know why your plan =/= protecting consumer interests...........and, you also don't seem to know why it DOES equal protecting corporate interests. Just different corps than the ones you are focused upon.[/quote] Actually.. I don't care which corporate interests get ...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote]If this actually happens, do you think this Will remain the same? [/quote] Uh, yes? It's near impossible to install the necessary infrastructure to compete. Even Google Fiber got shite on by Comcast (a notoriously poor product btw) lawyers in Nashville.. absurd to expect a company w...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] 23 pages in this bitch and you haven't the slightest fricking idea what has been discussed. That you don't see the problem with "all packets must be treated equally" in practice is a you problem.[/quote] i'm not reading 23 pages of you acting like a retard and choose instead to emphas...
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re: FCC plans to vote to overturn U.S. net neutrality rules in December - bmy
[quote] I know that when I'm thinking about how to expand competition in a market, the first thing I think to do is to make the existing players foot the bill for aspects of their business they have no control over while banning them from using the normal market mechanisms to deal with that. Th...
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