• Even hobos should get internet

    I feel that those that don't have it will be left in the dust. Without internet people miss out on a lot of information. This is after all the information age and everyone rich and poor should have a hold on the internet. Granted there is free internet at coffee shops but nobody should pay monthly for internet.

  • I'm going to be honest with you.

    It doesn't cost any money to stream Internet. A wavelength isn't a physical object, and anyone who would charge for internet useage is a moron. The internet has become part of everyday life, and it doesn't cost internet companies any money whatsoever. Not only should it be made free for citizens in the USA, but also throughout the world.

  • Kids using internet for school

    Internet shouldn't be free but it should be cheaper. Everyone needs internet for apps and games. . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . .. . . . . .. . . . . .. . . .. .. . .. ... . .

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  • Kids Using Internet For School

    Nowadays, most kids are using internet for school, so kids need free access to free wifi for a school project or homework. Yea, kids could go to a store or a local library to use their wifi, but what if the child doesn't have transportation to go to that certain place?

  • How would it run then..? And why should the rest of the world pay and America not?

    Keeping the internet costs money. Money which the ISP's need, money that keeps the cables maintained, the satellites working, and most importantly the Web Servers running. The internet includes a lot of hardware, and without cash, how can that possibly be maintained?

    It cannot, it has to be paid for, and that falls to the users of it (and rightly so). For U.S citizens, like the rest of the world, should pay. Anyone who uses the internet should make their contribution towards its upkeep. There is no reason why Americans should have free internet access, when the rest of the world has to pay for it.

  • Why is that fair?

    So you think that everyone except people who live in America have to pay for their Internet while Americans can just sit back and watch us pay for it all? Nope.
    Money is needed to keep all the hardware, satellites and web servers for the Internet working. I really wouldn't want that.

  • You should still pay, but not for how much data you use.

    I'm all for cheap internet is. I think all people should pay the same price, for line maintenance, and then have unlimited data. If the internet was free for everyone, there would be no money to maintain the phone lines, which would mean people would have a great deal of trouble accessing the internet anyway.

  • If you're not paying for internet, then you have no voice.

    Internet upkeep costs money.

    When individuals pay for their internet, they are helping upkeep a free market, which keeps competition alive and internet services improving. More importantly, we have not forfeited our internet rights to the government in the form of regulated website availability, etc.

    When the government is in control of paying the internet (via taxes, I assume (which means you're still paying for it)), then the users will lose the benefits mentioned above.

    Free national internet service could be compared to living with your parents for the rest of your life. Paying for internet is paying for freedom.

    Posted by: Shlo

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abyteofbrain says2014-05-05T04:48:51.637
It is.