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(@tony00) kudos icon +

The Open Internet & Innovation

Net Neutrality will not stop broadband investment

A NN does not mean that private broadband investment will stop or even slow for that matter. The computer field has always grown out of need, and not necessarily competition. In fact, when there is no longer a need to innovate the business's become stagnant. There are countless examples of this. The broadband companies know that they provide a valuable commodity. So how can they go around saying that private investments... more »


13 votes
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Workshop--Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet

The panelists missed a very important point...

I attended this workshop yesterday, and I got to listen to and converse with several of the panelists. The frustrating talk that I heard a lot from people on the panel was how, "well if this isn't profitable for the monopoly isps, then i guess we'll have to...

*pay more
*go slower
*do less
*give up freedom

so that they can remain profitable when they 'offer us internet service.'"

The representative from... more »


-6 votes
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Workshop--Innovation, Investment, and the Open Internet

100 mbits? that's IT? come on guys.

How disappointing to see the FCC set such a low low low goal for our internet speeds in 10 years.

even today, we could already have TERABIT per user speeds using a truly optical network.

we already have much of the fiber necessary.

I'm just sad that they have set the bar so very low. so low, indeed, that the 100mbit speed is already something many other countries have TODAY... and to hope to have that in TEN YEARS?... more »


34 votes