Re: the real problem
"They are also restricted from owning content, or participating in other competing markets"
The real heart of the problem if you ask me. I cant help but ponder a thought expermient where by common carriers may not pervade content or other service areas and might have to invest their profits elsewhere? What actual innovations might actually arrive when the business mangler's (sic) are not in the driver's seat, rather the tech leaders.
I'll be riding off into a rainbow sunset on my unicorn...