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5 reasons why America's Ctrl-Z on net neutrality rules is a GOOD thing

Stevie Silver badge


Utter bollocks from what seems clearly to be a marketing drone. To pick from his list:

You know how if you're told to do something, you won't, but if you aren't forced to, then you go all-out? The same is true for profit-making companies.

Coal mining companies.

Oil exploitation companies.

Construction companies.

Car manufacturers.



All of which have shown time and again if you don't crack the legal whip they show zero inclination to self-regulate.

Coal mines burning for decades that force the evacuation of entire towns. Lest we consider this an American problem only, let me just say "Aberfan"

Oil tankers and rigs operated unsafely in pursuit of the almighty dollar (Exxon Valdez, Deepwater Horizon).

Car manufacturers. Airbags, anyone? Electric cars? Oh, and of course, Volkswagen.

Google and Facebook each are regularly found to be up to all sorts of shenanigans they don't admit to and sometimes even deny hotly.

So no, unless this entire article is a troll, I think I'm awarding the Wikipedia Trophy for Unreliable Statements.

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