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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 12:50 PM

15. My phone bill is almost free compared to the 1950s

However that's because it's included with my cable and internet cost as a "3 in 1" deal from Verizon Fios. I'm sure many of you have something similar.

Nobody paid for cable TV or internet ISP in the 1950's and currently my monthly bill is around ~$140 per month. Out of that amount my landline charge is maybe $10-15. There's never an add-on charge for "long distance" calls because they don't really charge for those any more.

I do agree with your premise that digital technology has made many things cheaper in the 21st century. However the high tech company owners and billionaires have conspired to keep the profits from technology mostly to themselves. There is very little sharing of the goodies, very little trickle down.



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