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, Except that before 2015, the internet was classified as an information service and wasn't a utility. We had net neutrality back then, and all they want to do now is return things to how they were then because giving control to the FCC (which is what they did when they reclassified it as a utility) had consequences like Netflix throttling mobile users.
Yeah, we had net neutrality back then. And all that actually changed was that we codified net neutrality into law, to stop companies from trying to interfere with net neutrality, which is precisely what they had been trying to do.
It classifies it as a public utility so the government can start regulating it you dummy.
It's a big mind fuck, using good sounding terminology and definitions in theory, but totally fucking it up in practice.
You're just spouting idealistic buzzwords. "It" is not a thing. "It" does not classify itself
WHO classifies it? Thats what you need to look at. And the answer that everyone seems to be clamouring for is: The Government.
If you dont want isps to throttle certain websites, dont give them money, they'll see its a bad business model and refrain
You've got two choices here. You either trust the government to do what's right, or you trust one of the many ISPs to do what you want. Think about some basic statistics. Why put all your eggs in one basket?
The market will sort it out, the only thing the government needs to do is prevent monopolies. Which it is not doing in many cases. Here in the UK, BT owns the entire telecomms network and other companies just rent from it. Government intervention has failed spectacularly at fixing that,
I don't think sitting around with our thumbs up our ass is a good idea m8. We should definitely not wait around to let things play out. We the people have a right to control our fate and destiny.
I'm U.S. I'm just on a military tour.
You are correct, except that before allowing the market to have control, we need to get rid of laws that allow the monopolies to exist. Without the ladder, the monopolies will collude with government to destroy the one thing that can allow us to escape centuries of censorship.
The "don't like a company? Choose a different one" model works in theory, but in this case it's hardly reliable: a significant amount of not most people (particularly in the US) only have one or two isp's to choose from. On top of this, oligopolies allow big companies to coordinate prices and practices that can increase revenues between them and screw over the users.
Like it or not, the government's job has become the protection of it's citizens, including the consumer. (Nutritional labels weren't a thing until regulation forced it).
In the case of utilities, some monopolies are considered fine because functionally, it is difficult to have a lot of them in the market. If I wanted to start my own food truck, there's not a huge cost and barrier to entry. With some start up funds, a good truck, and some cooking skill, I can start competing with other food trucks in my area. I can't just start my own electric or gas utility. That would require an absurd amount of infrastructure. ISPs are like utilities in that it's difficult to move into the market because of the scale necessary. Regulating them like a utility allows this natural monopoly to operate with protections for other businesses. Without government regulations, what's stopping these companies from heavily promoting their own proprietary content and websites while hindering competitors? If my electric utility branched into other services, would it be right for them to jack up electricity prices for companies that were competing with those services? Having an essentially government-sanctioned monopoly means that companies have to give up other competitive advantages.
Bitcoin is allowing people to sell electricity in micro-amounts. Governments can allow more ISPs to lay wire. I can hardly think of a single monopoly that can't be more effectively privatized. That said, we can't give ISPs control over the internet so long as any major part of it is monopolized.
What wonderful world do you live in where you expect consumers to have just and competitive markets free of monopolies to choose isp's from? GTFO
He has a point with "who" are the regulators. It is possible that nothing could change if companies can influence their will by using special interest groups and lobbyists.
That's true, but at least it will be more difficult for them to do so.
Hard, but not impossible. It begs the question who regulates the regulators? I'm neutral to the bill (no pun intended) I just see it both ways.
Take the lesser of the two evils.
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