Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Our World, Part III

Corporatism now, corporatism tomorrow, corporatism FOREVAH.

Open-Internet advocates are calling foul on new rules that would allow broadband companies to strike special deals for preferential treatment

The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for preferential treatment over the “last mile” to users, according to multiple reports, in a blow for advocates of “Net neutrality,” the principle that consumers should have equal access to content available on the Internet. ...

If our fine corporations can't monetize what was previously low-cost or free, what is the point of being U.S. of A., Inc.?

Not too much, I should think. (The Golden Rule: Those that have the gold, make the rules.)


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