Net neutrality won't apply fully to wireless, Steve Wozniak cries to high heavens
0. phoneArena 22 Dec 2010, 04:51 posted on
Carriers might be able to charge differently depending if you are using YouTube or Skype, after all. The net neutrality rules might not fully apply to wireless carriers, citing the openness of Android, of all things...
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1. WillieFDiaz (Posts: 105; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Just another way the government isnt helping the people, and trying to lock down things they can look at and accuse us of being domestic terrorists I think.
2. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)
And this is why I'm so pissed at Google, who with Verizon, supports not having Net Neutrality on handsets...
3. jd829 (Posts: 155; Member since: 24 Feb 2010)
Just checking, but still no cure for cancer, right? Seeing all this effort going into this kind of pointless program that benefits no one leads me to believe that we've fixed every problem in the world. Still no cure for cancer though...
4. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 866; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)
"every time and in every way that the telecommunications careers have had power or control, we the people wind up getting screwed..."
Wow, you think he's let the cat out of the bag that he really believes government is the solution? I will never, as long as I live, understand why some people think that the people in our government are more trustworthy than the people in suits at a company. Don't you realize when it comes to a company, YOU HAVE A CHOICE on whether to do business with them or not. It's like that jackass woman in California who its suing McDonald's over happy meal toys. Don't go to McDonald's if you don't like what they do. It's a free country. What choice do you have when some know it all politicians write some bill that sounds really great because they told you what you wanted to hear, and once done, its going to be next to impossible to undo? Where's the choice in that? You get it now? When government does something like this, we're all screwed. If you let the private sector be (for the most part), you have a choice of whether to participate or not.
5. Tyoneon (unregistered)
Don't kid yourself, there is choice left in the business world where monopoly is king. Government or private sector, we're still all screwed.
6. tonetone956 (unregistered)
Man in the words of Peter, Brian, and Stewie Griffon F*ck the FCC hopefully the courts fight it if not there is going to be a crap load of angry geeks and nerds like us ready to revolt back from this over oppressing government and it dumbasses we vote for, who think they own us when this shit is the other way around,read the constitution this is an act of war against the American people and to many of the dumb down sheeple believe that the FCC doing this and TSA gropping people is to make us safe from invisble terror man F*ck this and them.
7. AnonymousOne (unregistered)
Im with you 100% tone, you got your FN FAL yet? Its the right arm of the free world.
Someday America could be once again a free country.