Yup; the Internet is screwed up.
Murphy, Jay, DOH
Jay.Murphy at state.nm.us
Fri Jun 10 14:15:27 UTC 2011
The umbra of it all. We have jobs though.
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From: Kyle Creyts [mailto:kyle.creyts at gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 8:01 AM
To: Chris Adams; NANOG
Subject: Re: Yup; the Internet is screwed up.
I think the point is the ubiquity of access isn't what it should be.
On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 9:47 AM, Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net> wrote:
> Once upon a time, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> said:
> > On Jun 9, 2011, at 8:43 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> > > Even Cracked realizes this:
> > >
> > >
> > I would describe this as "local market failure". It's common even in
> highly populated areas, not just rural ones here in the US.
> I'd go so far as to say "user failure". If I wanted cable TV
> (especially if I needed it at home as part of my job), I wouldn't
> buy/rent/lease/whatever a home without checking that cable TV is
> available at that location. I live in a city with two cable providers,
> each of which covers the "whole" city, yet there are pockets where one
> (or even both) don't provide service.
> Before I bought my house, I made sure I could get my preferred Internet
> service at my house.
> There are definately things wrong with the state of last-mile Internet
> access in the US, but moving somewhere without checking is IMHO your own
> Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
> Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
> I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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