It�s Official � The FCC Will Vote to Take Over the Internet in December

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Fri Dec 24 06:45:42 GMT 2010

On Friday, December 24, 2010 02:23 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:

>>>>>         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
>> world.
> That's one solution even I can't swallow.

What's wrong with a world government? Of course, not one that is like 
any of the current ones. Anyway, if you would rather live in society 
like today's world that is divided by politics, religion and big 
business, that is your prerogative.

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