Some truth about Comcast - WikiLeaks style

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Mon Dec 20 12:46:00 CST 2010


On Monday, December 20, 2010 01:22:17 pm JC Dill wrote:
> But how do we GET there?  I don't see a good path, as the ILECs who own 
> the layer 1 infrastructure have already successfully lobbied for laws 
> and policies that allow them to maintain their monopoly use of the layer 
> 1 facilities to the customer's location.

The 'last mile' is the key, and is where 'net neutrality' and natural monopoly interests collide.  He who owns the last mile owns what the user can and can not do.




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