Should Internet Services be made a public utility?

Posted by: UtherPenguin

  • Yes

  • No

44% 4 votes
56% 5 votes
  • The government needs to set boundaries on this market. Currently companies are grossly abusing their power.

  • Privately owned corporations do it. It's like toll roads, but all over.

  • You mean give government control of it? Are you bonkers? The internet is the greatest tool ever invented for allowing people to communicate ideas, whatever they may be. It is the last bastion of free speech. Would you really trust the government with it? If so, I have a bridge I want to sell you.

    Posted by: B0HICA
  • Keep your hands off my free internet. I'll keep paying for ISP to provide a gateway to the inter-webs but I am NOT paying for gateway PLUS the internet.

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John.skylas says2015-06-20T22:18:26.9586069-05:00
Roodvlees says2015-06-25T04:00:58.2117614-05:00
@Forthelulz Nobody wants to give government 'control' over the internet. We just want to stop the abuse that companies are committing massively today. All the government has to do is set boundaries to keep those companies competing. Currently they are massively abusing their power to avoid competition, the market is not working. Look at anywhere else in the world where this has happened, internet is much better. The US are a third world country when it comes to internet.

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