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boppers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-15-10 11:16 PM
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26. Net Neutrality (as proposed) is great for spammers and crackers.
All traffic that's not illegal would be treated equally... so, ISP's couldn't limit spam, phishing, DDoS, etc., because ISP's would be caught in a bind trying to determine what was, and wasn't "legal".

Good idea, bad execution.
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  - Because everyone in the LAND OF THE FREE has to be under complete control at all times  FiveGoodMen   Jan-15-10 02:07 PM   #1 
  - Tell me how unshackling Comcast is a good move?  Xipe Totec   Jan-15-10 02:11 PM   #4 
     - Ah, that's what I get for responding too quickly  FiveGoodMen   Jan-15-10 02:14 PM   #5 
        - I did too.  proudohioan   Jan-15-10 02:27 PM   #8 
  - I would think that currently the FCC does not have jurisdiction.  LiberalFighter   Jan-15-10 02:09 PM   #2 
  - In this instance Comcast is worse. nt  Enthusiast   Jan-15-10 04:27 PM   #14 
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     - Or, you know the age of massive companies building walls around our collective culture is over.  Kurska   Jan-17-10 01:42 PM   #35 
     - *bittorrent  boppers   Jan-15-10 11:08 PM   #25 
  - I support the FCC, this is about Net Neutrality, not Censorship.  MicaelS   Jan-15-10 02:18 PM   #6 
  - +1  mac56   Jan-15-10 02:42 PM   #10 
  - +1 ! Support net neutrality!  Enthusiast   Jan-15-10 04:28 PM   #15 
  - Net Neutrality (as proposed) is great for spammers and crackers.  boppers   Jan-15-10 11:16 PM   #26 
     - Net neutrality is what keeps DU usable and online gaming viable.  Occulus   Jan-17-10 12:52 PM   #34 
  - The only driver here is GREED  liberal N proud   Jan-15-10 02:24 PM   #7 
  - I think the WP writer did a poor job of writing . Very confusing. It assumes  peacetalksforall   Jan-15-10 02:32 PM   #9 
  - WHY regulate gutless ISP's? Instead..Regulate GOOGLE Home Invasion Helper!  ectoendomezo   Jan-15-10 03:00 PM   #11 
  - I just read the article  bitchkitty   Jan-15-10 03:10 PM   #13 
  - Does your day job include writing ransom notes? /nt  jberryhill   Jan-15-10 04:36 PM   #16 
  - Now THAT is funny! (nt)  14thColony   Jan-16-10 01:18 AM   #28 
  - HUH???? (....Regulate GOOGLE Home Invasion Helper! )  groundloop   Jan-15-10 04:42 PM   #17 
  - Streetview takes pictures from public property.  boppers   Jan-15-10 11:23 PM   #27 
  - you have NO idea what you are talking about  paulsby   Jan-16-10 10:01 PM   #31 
  - Excellent  dreamnightwind   Jan-15-10 05:39 PM   #18 
  - Sorry to say that you are wrong.  MicaelS   Jan-15-10 05:57 PM   #19 
  - Did you misunderstand my post?  dreamnightwind   Jan-15-10 06:46 PM   #21 
  - You're right, but only IF they follow through and get something accomplished...  Iowa   Jan-15-10 10:58 PM   #23 
     - Probably true  dreamnightwind   Jan-16-10 07:05 PM   #29 
  - Because "they hate our freedom" . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Jan-15-10 09:26 PM   #22 
  - Aw, HELL NO. Requiring printing presses to be licensed?  boppers   Jan-15-10 11:03 PM   #24 
  - As others said upthread, this is actually about net neutrality.  Occulus   Jan-17-10 12:49 PM   #33 
  - The FCC can kiss my ass  Baclava   Jan-16-10 07:06 PM   #30 
  - What a terrible fucking title.  Kurska   Jan-17-10 01:44 PM   #36 

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