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thenewgreen  ·  2046 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: U.S. appeals court kills net neutrality

    the court said that such restrictions are not needed in part because consumers have a choice in which ISP they use.
really? Where are all of these options? How varied are they? This sucks and has some pretty crappy implications.



_refugee_  ·  2045 days ago  ·  link  ·  

And

    "But there is no evidence in the record suggesting that broadband providers are carving up territory or avoiding head-to-head competition,” the court writes. “At least anecdotally, the opposite seems to be true"

I'm so glad our courts feel comfortable using anecdotes instead of evidence to support their assertions.

massive eye roll

user-inactivated  ·  2001 days ago  ·  link  ·  

resurrecting an old thread here, but this is hilarious. the current comcast/timewarner deal is being justified on the grounds that it wouldn't decrease consumer choice because they've been explicitly avoiding competition with each other.