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F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules • Page 2

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. rxbandit89

    probably over-caffeinated.

    Well, yes and no. The Verizon vs. FCC case in 2014 set a legal precedent for ISP's being able to block/restrict access to content at their own discretion. So that was really the catalyst for the urgency this has reached in the last few years.

    It's not just some non-issue that's been amplified by people looking for something to be pissed about, as I have seen it regularly framed as.
     
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  2. carlosonthedrums

    Cooler than a polar bear's toenails Prestigious

    Thank you for this. It's embarrassing how many of the myopic decisions that have been made this year were a result of the first reason you mentioned. The entire administration is a 3-year-old throwing a tantrum in a restaurant with total disregard for how many people have their meals ruined. The only difference is the 3-year-old doesn't know any better.
     
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  3. Raku

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    Yep, and in that same vein...

    I've seen idiots on the right celebrating this because it pisses off people on the left.

    Only going to share one example because I don't want to wallow through any more of this bullshit. I need to get back to fighting for Net Neutrality, even though dumb-asses like the person down below don't care as long as they laugh at people on left getting upset.

    Basically these people are sad pathetic trolls.