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Net Neutrality, Shmet Neutrality April 7, 2010

Posted by judylobo in Animal Videos, Photography, Politics, Videos, wildlife, Zoos.
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Oh oh – you think the Tea Partiers are CRAZY?  Wait until the people rise up when they learn (and understand) that their Internet provider could some day, in the very near future, decide which websites will be fast or slow to view.

“The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the FCC lacks authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their networks. That was a big victory for Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable company, which had challenged the FCC’s authority to impose such “network neutrality” obligations on broadband providers.”

So, if I understand this correctly, The FCC, which is supposed to be in charge of the nation’s infrastructure system has NO authority to regulate broadband?  Oy vey. We are so screwed.  Raise your hand if you think that a win for Comcast can possibly be good for you.

In other news – a recent poll stated that 18% of the country had never heard of the Tea Party.  What could this possibly mean?  Where have these people been?  What do they watch?  What do they read?

This is the sound I made when I heard the above news:

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