Someone else can come in and lay cables and NOT censor to the wishes of the highest bidder.
All they have to do is buy enough politicians away from their current owners, then find investors willing to accept less profit.
THEN the consumers can decide which they prefer.
Invisible hand and whatnot.
Does a company get to buy bandwidth from a company that owns the wires and blocks and then not block themselves? Seems that wouldn't be allowed by the wire owner unless at a premium to offset money lost by blocking content for customers.
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke