Here we go again.
dovid at telecurve.com
Sun Nov 13 07:07:09 UTC 2016
Consumers can always chose with their wallet.
On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 2:03 AM, Jean-Francois Mezei <
jfmezei_nanog at vaxination.ca> wrote:
> On 2016-11-09 17:54, William Herrin wrote:
> > I think this discussion is premature. We can hypothesize any number of
> > evils from the President Elect but until someone introduces a bill we
> > can only tilt at windmills.
> The president elect chose Mr Eisenach to help fill jobs in FCC and other
> telecom areas of govt.
> Mr Eisenach is a regular "expert witness" hired by Telus in Canada at
> CRTC hearing. In last week's CRTC hearing on net neutrality, he held his
> very standard pro-incumbent stance against it. And the same arguments
> will be used to convicne the USA to drop net neutrality to help foster
> "dynamic competition" (euphemism for "unregulated duopoly").
> It is a given that discussion on banning zero rating of content in USA
> will not happen.
> It is highly possible that Title II reclassification of ISPs will be
> Ted Cruz tried to block the IANA re-organisation.
> So the direction of where things will be going is fairly clear.
> AT&T announced zero rated video (aka T0-Mobile with throttling) just
> after the election so they are quite confident this won't be blocked by
> FCC. (although merger with Time Warner may be blocked).
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