[ExI] internet regulation as a public utility

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 23:50:00 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 8:32 PM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or did you want this email list to become undeliverable because you didn't
> pay their $1,000 annual fee - and then $2,000 the next year, up to however
> much they can squeeze you for, and then a little more as you become that
> lowest paying customer who is no longer profitable and therefore dropped?
> Because that is basically the alternative that was being set up before the
> FCC said, "Hold on, we might have a problem with that."
### In any modern psy-ops, the first order of business is manufacture a
victim class, whose rights you claim to champion. Then you manufacture an
enemy, a fearsome bugaboo, who illicitly seeks dominance. Hey, there are
*poor people* who could end up without internet because greedy ISPs want
more money! If you frame the story right, the usual suspects will show up
in support - it does not matter that the story is inane bullshit, as in
"Internet access prices will exponentially increase unless government steps
in". Proper emotions triggered, wait for suckers to do the job for you.

Why do people fall for this, over and over and over?

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