You say: “Your gaming and Netflix”

I don’t game or have a subscription to Netflix.

The problem is that the media companies with ties to ISPs can use those ties to block competing voices: Comcast / NBC has a business interest in blocking content which is more popular, relevant, or appealing than their content.

You express that the ISPs, worst case, “will slow down” competitors. No, you didn’t read the list of actual violations of net neutrality:

“MADISON RIVER: In 2005, North Carolina ISP Madison River Communications blocked the voice-over-internet protocol (VOIP) service Vonage. Vonage filed a complaint with the FCC after receiving a slew of customer complaints. The FCC stepped in to sanction Madison River and prevent further blocking, but it lacks the authority to stop this kind of abuse today.”

I’m going to ignore the part where you talk about solving a problem which doesn’t exist. It was beginning to exist until net neutrality stopped it. You don’t seem to be reading the actual abuses which occurred, and it is your responsibility to understand the facts of a matter. I can’t do it for you.

However, I can relish the irony with your initial faulty assumption about me.

You use Netflix.

“ Does that mean that Netlix, after raising my rates by about 23% with no improvement on their server problems under net neutrality will now have an excuse?”

If you don’t like Netflix, unsubscribe. I did.

Don’t cheer for the ISPs being able to block content for the rest of us.

Resident of Frogpondia.

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