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    net neutrality

    will SI back up the Brinks truck and become the new Google once the internet is up for sale?

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    Quote Originally Posted by foamieswithmyhomies View Post
    will SI back up the Brinks truck and become the new Google once the internet is up for sale?
    I'd give them a buck fiddy

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    Quote Originally Posted by foamieswithmyhomies View Post
    will SI back up the Brinks truck and become the new Google once the internet is up for sale?
    You sound like a socialist........

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    Can someone please summarize, in plain language, what net neutrality is and why people are currently up in arms about it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by La_Piedra View Post
    Can someone please summarize, in plain language, what net neutrality is and why people are currently up in arms about it?
    It sounds like a bunch of fatties complaining that ISPs will now be able to adjust the speed of content's stream based on how much a company (Youtube, Netflix) pays. I say just go outside and leave the phone at home and this isn't even an issue. But you know those fat Americans and their cat videos...

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    It is basically gives Verizon and other providers control over the internet. They can have preferred websites and will slowdown or make non-preferred websites difficult to find. Think Verizon preferring Fox News over MSNBC, they will provide fast searching on Fox, but dial up slow for MSNBC. The big worry is with small business. Let's say you want to buy a xyz, well the internet providers it is feared will give preference to large corps and slow down the service/make it difficult to find for the little guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fungus View Post
    It is basically gives Verizon and other providers control over the internet. They can have preferred websites and will slowdown or make non-preferred websites difficult to find. Think Verizon preferring Fox News over MSNBC, they will provide fast searching on Fox, but dial up slow for MSNBC. The big worry is with small business. Let's say you want to buy a xyz, well the internet providers it is feared will give preference to large corps and slow down the service/make it difficult to find for the little guys.
    Google does this already lol.

    Ok, so it sounds not cool. Who is responsible for trying to change the status quo, and why?

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    Quote Originally Posted by La_Piedra View Post

    Ok, so it sounds not cool. Who is responsible for trying to change the status quo, and why?
    Obama and his socialist friends. "We want to transform the USA".
    Friggin commies, really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by La_Piedra View Post
    Google does this already lol.

    Ok, so it sounds not cool. Who is responsible for trying to change the status quo, and why?
    I am not 100% but I don't think google picks winners and losers, who gets listed on page 1 is decided on traffic or a company being really freakin good at using SEO words. The company I work for has zero business being on page one for certain things but we have some smart nerds that know the right keywords on our website to use to get us on the best page.

    I think the people responsible can be pointed directly to the service providers. They feel it is their networks and they should have the right to decide who they prefer. The problem is let's say magicseaweed runs some Verizon ads and SI doesn't, good luck trying to find this website and typing fungus is a kook in a quick way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry Cuda View Post
    Obama and his socialist friends. "We want to transform the USA".
    Friggin commies, really.
    It's a weird one to put into a box. While the service providers do own the networks, it does take it out of the consumers hands to pick winners and losers. The best company at the best price winning deals/business is capitalism, not certain companies deciding what we can search. But.... they do own the networks.