Binge On! - And So This is Net Neutrality?

bzs at bzs at
Thu Dec 10 20:11:33 UTC 2015

For starters much of the internet infrastructure is built on govt
mandated/protected monopolies or very small N oligopolies so is
already subject to significant regulation.

You can start up a business carrying packages for people for a fee, no
harder than any other business.

Try spinning up a cable TV or landline or long-distance line business.

On December 10, 2015 at 13:32 cma at (Chris Adams) wrote:
 > Once upon a time, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at> said:
 > > On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 1:07 PM, William Kenny
 > > <william.r.kenny at> wrote:
 > > > is that still net neutrality?
 > > 
 > > who cares? mobile was excepted from the NN rulings.
 > Any why the desire for extra regulation for Internet services?
 > Shippers (you know, actual Common Carriers) do things like this all the
 > time, especially when they are busy (congested).  I had a package ship
 > Tuesday; it sat at the receiving location for 24 hours before the first
 > move, then it reached my city early this morning, but since I didn't pay
 > extra for timed delivery (and the shipper doesn't have special
 > arrangements), it didn't go on a truck today.  I should get it tomorrow.
 > I could have paid more to get it faster, and some large-scale shippers
 > have special arrangements that seem to get their packages priority.  How
 > is this different from Internet traffic?
 > -- 
 > Chris Adams <cma at>

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