Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality

Nick B nick at pelagiris.org
Mon May 12 14:53:45 UTC 2014


Even if you are right, which I'm not sure you are about the cost as Google
isn't the only FTTH provider, at least one of the major players *HAS
ALREADY PEEN PAID TO DO THE WORK*.
http://stopthecap.com/2014/03/17/new-jerseys-fiber-ripoff-verizon-walks-away-from-fiber-upgrades-customers-already-paid-for/
Nick


On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM, Clayton Zekelman <clayton at mnsi.net> wrote:

>
> Actually, I've done a bit of overbuild, and it does "omg cost a lot".
>
> We don't know how much Google Fiber has paid to build the network.
>  They're Google, they can do it just because they feel like it.
>
> Of course I don't have any proof, but the rest of your points may not be
> far off the mark.
>
>
>
> At 09:44 AM 12/05/2014, Nick B wrote:
>
>> Google Fiber and various other FTTH services disprove the "omg it costs a
>> lot" theory.  This is purely a money grab by a monopoly, sanctioned by the
>> FCC because.. the people doing the money grab own the FCC.  It helps to
>> keep in mind that several of the parties involved in this grab *HAVE
>> ALREADY BEEN PAID TO EXPAND THEIR NETWORKS BY THE PUBLIC, AND HAVE FAILED
>> TO DO SO*.  I'm not really sure how anyone could view this whole thing as
>> fair, honest or even legal.  I also fully expect the FCC to sign off on it
>> as the receipt says "Paid by Verizon."
>> Nick
>>
>
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> Clayton Zekelman
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