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If the FCC Had Regulated the Internet From the Start 191

In the spirit of (but with a different approach than) last week's post "Is Net Neutrality Really Needed?", an anonymous reader writes with this "counterfactual history of the internet, but one that is all too plausible. Unfortunately, I can see this happening under the new 'Net Neutrality.'"
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If the FCC Had Regulated the Internet From the Start

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  • by hedwards (940851) on Sunday December 26, 2010 @09:11AM (#34669848)
    You must not have gotten the memo. Anytime that a government agency does something which might theoretically affect a business in some indirect, but negative, way, it's an unwarranted abuse of government power and an example of Nazism, Fascism and probably Socialism.

    Not to mention that it makes Jesus cry, kills puppies and forces ceiling cat to urinate from on high.

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb