Yup; the Internet is screwed up.
nathan at atlasnetworks.us
Wed Jun 22 21:33:56 UTC 2011
> I agree, the whole use of the terms 'need' and 'want' in this conversation are
> ridiculous. It's the Internet. The entire thing isn't a 'need'. It's not like life
> support or something that will cause loss of life if it isn't there. The only thing
> to even discuss here is 'want'. Yes, consumers 'want' super-fast Internet,
> faster than any of us can comprehend right now. 1Tbps to the house, for
> everyone, for cheap!
Wait, the internet isn't a need? Is this 1991? Of course it's a need, as surely as heat or electricity are needs.
Without even trying, I can think of a dozen life-safety systems that rely solely on the internet for their functionality.
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