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    Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Pretty Simple. It's a topic that has been going around this forum lately.

    If so, why?
    If not, Why?
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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Simple why I support it. I like the internet as we now know it. I dont believe that providers should be able to dictate what speeds certain sites get (a fast lane).


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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    I support it. An Internet without net neutrality would lead to an Internet that mimics television - the only content providers who would ever get seen by the public would be those who were funded by a select number of rich corporations. Net neutrality does so much in the way of helping "the little guy" get heard as much as the the big ones. It's extremely important for the future and present of our society.

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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerateGOP View Post
    Pretty Simple. It's a topic that has been going around this forum lately.

    If so, why?
    If not, Why?
    Yes I support net neutrality. The only reason my speed should be lower than what I pay for when visiting a website is if it is something on the website's end. I do not want the risk of the websites I like visiting put in the slow lane or stopped altogether because my ISP does not like their politics or wants to squeeze more money out of me just to visit those sites. If you honestly think this is about netflix and hulu users not wanting to be choked then you are sadly mistaken.
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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerateGOP View Post
    Pretty Simple. It's a topic that has been going around this forum lately.

    If so, why?
    If not, Why?
    May I ask why you don't support Net Neutrality?
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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
    May I ask why you don't support Net Neutrality?
    I support its sentiment....

    but declaring the internet as a public entity and such makes me worried that people implementing net neutrality is not genuine and will abuse the power for increased government control of the internet.

    You would have to convince me there are harsh/defined limits that the internet ought to be untouchable...the liberty of free speech and sharing of information is kept completely unspoiled. I do not have that confidence in the current administration.

    It could be opening a door to something that has no checks and balances once its opened.
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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Uhm, NO.

    The fallacy that the Government could and would mandate " neutrality " or " equity " or " fairness " seems to only appeal to those who're naive enough to believe that a Government entity is sincere when they push for nonsense like this.

    The title of the damn bill should raise red flags.

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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    I support its sentiment....

    but declaring the internet as a public entity and such makes me worried that people implementing net neutrality is not genuine and will abuse the power for increased government control of the internet.

    You would have to convince me there are harsh/defined limits that the internet ought to be untouchable...the liberty of free speech and sharing of information is kept completely unspoiled. I do not have that confidence in the current administration.

    It could be opening a door to something that has no checks and balances once its opened.

    How will telling ISPs that they can't treat the internet like a cable tv or satellite tv package and that access to all websites must be treated equally going to lead to government abuse of net neutrality?
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    Re: Do you support Net Neutrality?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    I support its sentiment....

    but declaring the internet as a public entity and such makes me worried that people implementing net neutrality is not genuine and will abuse the power for increased government control of the internet.

    You would have to convince me there are harsh/defined limits that the internet ought to be untouchable...the liberty of free speech and sharing of information is kept completely unspoiled. I do not have that confidence in the current administration.

    It could be opening a door to something that has no checks and balances once its opened.
    It's not declaring it a public entity, it's declaring it a utility, which for various economic reasons means that it requires added protection for consumers.
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