[SATLUG] OT: Official: FCC to propose 'Net neutrality' rules by AP: Yahoo! Tech

Cheryl Holmes cherylholmes72 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 10:31:07 CDT 2009

I totally agree Herb!  when I first saw this post I wondered what they are
really up too!

The old dude who turned ATT into an ATM on us is now running GM.  He lives
here in SA...that speaks volumes for gm and the govt too...

Something isn't "right" abt this whole idea..I'm thinking it will have
something to do with more net censorship or something...cown the road.
sometimes dooublespeak takes a little while to figure out..c

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Herb Cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Nate wrote:
>> ed wrote:
>>> Maybe we're finally moving in the right direction?
>>> http://tech.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090919/ap_on_hi_te/us_internet_rules
>> Just be careful siding with the FCC, though. The TW tech I talked to last
>> month told me that it was the FCC that was behind the tiered billing scheme
>> that TW was going to "test" a few months back. I was told that TW was picked
>> by the FCC lead the push for it, even though the management was unofficially
>> against it.
>> Of course that could be just what they were told internally, true or not.
>> ~Nate
> Yes, HNate could be but it sounds exactly how gov agencies operate. I will
> add the ploy that I see familiar is when they wish to regulate something
> they first make iy sound very appealing then they slowly nibble away all the
> benefits and expand the corp profit side. It is almost never altruistic
> almost always greed. Also remember gov is a predator.
> herb
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