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View Diary: Google decides it can be evil, sells out on net neutrality--Updated (131 comments)

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  •  Sooooo.....can we get (0+ / 0-)

    everyone we know, plus their friends and families to stop using Google, give up their AT&T and Verizon accounts, cancel their cable tv and digital phone service and starve the beasts?

    No, you say?  And why would that be?  Would it be "uncomfortable" to not blog?  A little "uncomfortable" to not have that smart phone from which to tweet idiotic, easily misunderstood strings of characters?  It would be a little "uncomfortable" to give up "Mad Men" or some other tv show?

    Boo-hoo....these companies have sooooo much money, yet month after month, year after year, everyone here writes a check for their internet access.

    Opt the fuck out and use the only power you really have.

    •  It is not quite so simple. There is no longer a (3+ / 0-)
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      third estate. The web IS the news, the journalism, what keeps the democracy semi-democratic.

      •  All of this information was in (1+ / 0-)
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        mainstream media....Joan just copied and pasted.  Half the people up top of the comments don't even believe the twit from Google on the whole thing and want to SEE a press conference, so what difference does it make?

        Seems like taking the food bowls away from the beasts is the only way to lower their strength.

        But, I know, I know.  It would be uncomfortable.  We might have to resort to letters and phone calls to organize for real, instead of raging on the internet.

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