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TroperOnAStickV2 Call me Stick from Redneck country Relationship Status: is commanded toŚ WANK!
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May 30th 2018 at 2:26:02 PM

[up]... no, that's Diane Black who's trying to blame porn for school shootings (a new low), not Marsha Blackburn. Kind of excusable on your part, though.

In good news, the California state Senate has passed their version of net neutrality.

Hopefully this spreads, and fast.

edited 5th Jun '18 4:11:47 PM by TroperOnAStickV2

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Jun 5th 2018 at 1:50:54 PM Hopefully I'll feel confident to change my avatar off this scumbag soon. Apologies to any scumbags I insulted.
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Jun 6th 2018 at 1:40:17 AM

Does this mean we have an actual fraud charge now at last?

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Jun 6th 2018 at 8:16:51 AM

I hope so. It certainly seems possible.

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Jun 7th 2018 at 10:17:21 AM Hopefully I'll feel confident to change my avatar off this scumbag soon. Apologies to any scumbags I insulted.
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Jun 8th 2018 at 4:28:15 PM Hopefully I'll feel confident to change my avatar off this scumbag soon. Apologies to any scumbags I insulted.
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Jun 8th 2018 at 7:42:15 PM

good luck with that

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Jun 11th 2018 at 1:52:18 AM

So, today's the day huh. I was wondering what states had acted to enforce net neutrality so far, what states are in the process of doing so and how many pending lawsuits are there?

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Jun 11th 2018 at 1:53:52 AM

Maryland did have a bill, but it promptly died in the Senate.

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Jun 17th 2018 at 3:13:00 PM Hopefully I'll feel confident to change my avatar off this scumbag soon. Apologies to any scumbags I insulted.
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Jun 19th 2018 at 4:00:23 PM Hopefully I'll feel confident to change my avatar off this scumbag soon. Apologies to any scumbags I insulted.
Jun 19th 2018 at 4:40:35 PM

[up] What are the odds this'll work?

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Jun 19th 2018 at 5:41:11 PM

Probably pretty well, considering how the rest of this has gone for them.

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Jun 19th 2018 at 5:47:30 PM

[up] I swear, if this whole thing gets sabotaged by ONE guy who is suppose to be on our side (some "Democrat" he is)...

edited 19th Jun '18 5:48:08 PM by Wariolander

Jun 19th 2018 at 6:16:29 PM

So that means the bastion in California is now in serious jeopardy...it should be illegal for corporations to fund politicians.

InkDagger Relationship Status: Dancing with Captain Jack Harkness
Jun 19th 2018 at 7:36:26 PM

Or go the UK route on campaigning. 6-months before the election for campiagn, campaigns are funded by the government, no further donations allowed, campaigning ends once the elections occur.

That just kind of seems... no brainer by comparison.

Jun 19th 2018 at 7:49:35 PM

Big business already has it's slimmy tendrils rooted deep in the american economy and culture, if someone attempted to add the above campaign rules, they'd smother it in the cradle.

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Jun 20th 2018 at 3:26:43 AM

There's already an End Citizens United campaign. Maybe that might get somewhere if/when Democrats get back into power.

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Jun 22nd 2018 at 10:11:58 AM

Thought: as a response to all this, AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, and so on must be utterly destroyed. I don't know how, nationalising broadband is a good start, but the companies need to be put down, and all the resources acquired acquired by seizing the companies being used to fund nationwide public broadband (or something like it) as a Humiliation Conga.

Apologies if I'm restating the obvious.

edited 22nd Jun '18 10:27:14 AM by TroperOnAStickV2

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RainingMetal Make Rubinelle Great Again! from Eagleland Canada Relationship Status: Yes, I'm alone, but I'm alone and free
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Jun 22nd 2018 at 10:28:52 AM

Forbidding regional monopolies and forcing those companies in the market to compete would be a start.

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Jun 22nd 2018 at 11:50:28 AM

.That could theoretically solve the whole thing, although there's a risk of... I think brinkmanship is the appropriate term? where the companies keep seeing just how far they can get away with hiking their prices.

But I do want to see the extant telecom companies punished for their misbehaviour in all this. Yes, I'm aware it's very preconventional of me, and I don't care.

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Jun 22nd 2018 at 11:57:49 AM

Didn't the big ISPs muscle out Google when they tried to put down some fiber in a few towns?

Something something thoughts and prayers
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Jun 22nd 2018 at 12:08:19 PM

The "good" news about the California betrayal is that Santiago is getting a lot of backlash.

Not that the guy probably gives a shit.

Unrelated: Every time I see your current avatar I get the lyrical version of the Namazu song stuck in my head.

edited 22nd Jun '18 4:30:53 PM by TroperOnAStickV2

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Jun 22nd 2018 at 1:16:59 PM

[up][up]A law should be passed to render that sort of action illegal.

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