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delltechkid

join:2004-11-09
Hermitage, TN
reply to Skipig

Re: Just seize them

You only think this is funny because where you live you have more than one option for internet. In rural areas, what AT&T is planning to do is terrible. Let's hope a private provider can step in without AT&T suing or helping to regulate them out of business.

AT&T hates regulations, unless it's state laws that prevent competition.


antdude
A Ninja Ant
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join:2001-03-25
United State
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said by delltechkid:

You only think this is funny because where you live you have more than one option for internet. In rural areas, what AT&T is planning to do is terrible...

In my small cities, cable is the only best broadband service available. I can't get DSL and FIOS. Slow and limited satellite and dial-up exist, but why?


dnoyeB
Ferrous Phallus

join:2000-10-09
Southfield, MI
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reply to delltechkid
Indeed. And its all possible because of the FCC and Michael Powell. When they let the Telcos get away with raping all the upstart DSL providers and killed the second hand DSL...
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dnoyeB
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard. " Ecclesiastes 9:16