It�s Official � The FCC Will Vote to Take Over the Internet in December
holtzm at cox.net
Fri Dec 24 06:23:57 GMT 2010
On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 10:54:55AM +0800, Christopher Chan wrote:
> On Friday, December 24, 2010 07:08 AM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> >> Wait, wait. How is the FCC making sure that providers don't start
> >> charging based on packet origin/destination (that's net neutrality I
> >> take it - if the FCC has other stuff hidden in it then yeah, that's a
> >> completely different ball game/beast - are there?) equal to government
> >> control? If there are no government controls except ensuring that ISPs
> >> don't get to filter traffic on whim, please stop spreading FUD.
> > The OP is a well known right wing zealot. You won't make a dent in his
> > mind set.
> Pork politics. How wonderful.
> >>> I sail my own boat and have made several ocean crossings alone. I
> >>> am sure no one here knows but the world has joined and made that illegal
> >>> activity. I did not post this to be off topic but instead to show what
> >>> will almost surly happen to the Internet if we users do not fight
> >>> government intervention.
> >> Sorry, until there is a world government, you bet that you cannot just
> >> sail from any point to just any point in the world.
> > Did you mean "can" or "cannot"? Seems to me it should be "can".
> Oh, you certainly can do so. You just have to deal with the coastguards.
> I'd certainly have to answer if I get caught trying to sail out of Hong
> Kong without informing the Marine/Immigration/Customs Department. So
> unless Douglas is yapping about something else...we need a world
> government to do away with a whole load of crap issues due to a divided
That's one solution even I can't swallow.
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