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All candidates for Congress that supported Net Neutrality bill lose:

 2 pvtnum 11, Thu, 4th Nov '10 3:29:18 PM from Kerbin low orbit Relationship Status: We finish each other's sandwiches
Well, that sucks - wondering where the newcomers stand on it.
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Not openly for it, obviously. Even if they were before, results like that are hard to ignore.

Our only hope now is the FCC.
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 4 Tuefel Hunden IV, Thu, 4th Nov '10 4:17:55 PM from Wandering. Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
Watchmen of the Apocalypse
If our only hope is the FCC were pretty screwed.

I find it interesting that this is also the very first election where businesses were allowed to directly financially support candidates. Makes me wonder if any of these new folks are going to be riding the business pocket book from here on out.
"Who watches the watchmen?"
 5 Funnyguts, Thu, 4th Nov '10 5:38:45 PM from French Bread!
Things make people happy
You'd think Genachowski would listen to Henry Waxman for once. He's been going on about how the FCC has the power and opportunity to step up, but Genachowski's done nothing.
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 6 Deboss, Thu, 4th Nov '10 6:55:10 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
Well, SCOTUS might help.
Remember that the FCC's efforts are mostly stalled in judicial battles with the corporations, who are pushing for backroom deals in their favor, so the FCC's only real hope is to get some backup from new legislation. Sadly, I think net neutrality is hosed for the time being.


 8 drunkscriblerian, Thu, 4th Nov '10 9:24:49 PM from Castle Geekhaven Relationship Status: In season
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[up]Which sucks, but unfortunately was inevitable. Ladies and gentlemen, guns are on their way to paradise!
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