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#1 #Michael

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 15:54

 

 

A U.S. Appeals Court just invalidated the FCC's net neutrality rules that would've made it illegal for telecom companies to favor certain types of traffic over others. This basically opens the door for companies like Verizon and Time Warner to cut special deals with websites to serve up their content faster.

 

Full article: http://gizmodo.com/f...es-w-1501028467

 

 

Well this sucks.




#2 trag3dy

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 16:04

I can't wait until they want us to pay money to watch a youtube video. This is something I've always looked forward to.



#3 +Audien

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 18:55

I can't wait until they want us to pay money to watch a youtube video. This is something I've always looked forward to.

 

Well if they make the actual internet connection free then I suppose I could live with that.  Rather not have to, though.



#4 Liana

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Posted 14 January 2014 - 19:30

If I were to find out that my ISP ever started doing this, I would drop them in an instant (or find a workaround). I can live without the internet.