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veritas1 November 16th, 2014 4:52pm

(Discussion) What are the sociopolitical implications of a private company (ISP) in a market where there is little to no alternative competition deciding what content you have open access to and what content you must pay extra to access?

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Rosebud Ohio
11/17/14 10:09 am

Look at any government that controls what the people can see.
Now replace government with monopoly, and "what's best for you" with "profiting from what's best for you."

Penguinlay United States
11/16/14 2:02 pm

Apps with in app purchases!

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/16/14 10:31 pm

Yeah, them too. XM was so great, and now they're gone and Sirius got even worse.

suppressedID That is my secret Cap
11/16/14 10:42 am

Zero innovation.
Price gouging.
Poor service.
Low quality.

Arananthi Literal Ninja
11/16/14 9:54 am

Obvious implication is obvious: X entity controls what you have access to, they're going to make sure that you have the easiest access to sites that support politicians, issues, and perspectives that encourage the success and profit of X entity.

Arananthi Literal Ninja
11/16/14 9:57 am

Well argued! I graciously concede your point.