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ukgimp

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Net Neutrality
« on: November 23, 2017, 02:46:28 AM »
What's the big issue OR how the hell is it happening?


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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2017, 05:14:40 AM »

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 09:54:57 AM »
How do you crazy Americans get yourself into these situations:-)

Watched part of the Oliver video, Christ he goes on making jokes without saying anything.

I thought it was just a cost thing, but it's more of an extortion thing.

However, these sh## ISPs (we have them too) might regret it it? Eg something gets sidestepped when it's crap and something better gets created, ousting the shite.

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2017, 12:23:23 PM »
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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2017, 07:07:15 PM »
>How do you crazy Americans get yourself into these situations:-)

tribalism in voting, gerrymandering, lack of campaign finance reform, and many other issues we seem unable to address
« Last Edit: November 23, 2017, 08:24:54 PM by littleman »

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2017, 08:29:57 PM »
>these situations

Damn lobbyists


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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2018, 12:24:29 AM »
To kill net neutrality, FCC might have to fight more than half of US states
Bucking FCC and Ajit Pai, lawmakers across US have proposed net neutrality laws.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/to-kill-net-neutrality-fcc-might-have-to-fight-more-than-half-of-us-states/

TL:DR;  Of those I've read, the states are simply adding a clause in their contracts with ISPs that net neutrality must be honored everywhere within the state or the ISP cannot do business with the state gov.

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2018, 04:00:44 PM »
State attorneys general renew bid to save net neutrality

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A coalition of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia on Thursday refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration’s repeal of landmark rules designed to ensure a free and open internet from taking effect.

https://nypost.com/2018/02/23/state-attorneys-general-renew-bid-to-save-net-neutrality/

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2018, 01:18:22 PM »

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Re: Net Neutrality
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2018, 05:34:38 PM »
AT&T/Verizon lobbyists to “aggressively” sue states that enact net neutrality


https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/attverizon-lobbyists-to-aggressively-sue-states-that-enact-net-neutrality/