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Google/Verizon deal, bye bye internet

 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:31 pm    Post subject: Google/Verizon deal, bye bye internet Reply with quote

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/josh-silver/google-verizon-deal-the-e_b_671617.html

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah it's a really lousy situation.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes and no - it's probably 90% bluster, but some things I've seen are claiming there's only pay for speed for wireless, not piped internet. And while it's odious whoever does it, the failure of congress and the administration to put net neutrality into law meant losing it was a matter of time.
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