Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Jul 2013 23:08 UTC
Google "In the net neutrality vision of the world, broadband providers simply deliver packets as they are paid to do. When it was just a set of online services, Google happened to fall on the side of citizens and used to advocate against broadband companies controlling the pipes. Now that it’s an ISP itself, Google is becoming a net neutrality hypocrite." This is why trusting companies - any company - is simply a bad idea. Companies don't care about you, and those that say they do are liars.
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Wtf
by Soulbender on Wed 31st Jul 2013 09:05 UTC
Soulbender
Member since:
2005-08-18

Wtf Google? I mean, I always knew that "Don't do evil" thing was just the usual corporate claptrap (and anyone who believes it means anything at all is a fool) but this...really?
Net neutrality is for others but not you?
Hopefully you will get your ass handed to you in a most painful and financially damaging manner.

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RE: Wtf
by WereCatf on Wed 31st Jul 2013 09:38 in reply to "Wtf"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

Hopefully you will get your ass handed to you in a most painful and financially damaging manner.


I'm afraid they've got too much momentum and they're too big for that. No government is going to want to seriously damage an entity that feeds it with clean, bean dollar bills, and ordinary citizens just won't care -- apathy is too easy. They may have alienated geek users with this move, but geek users make for a small minority, not enough to cause them any real harm.

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