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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
2/8/2019 2:37:30 PM
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Poll results
Looks like most folks here want a return to pre-2018 net neutrality rules... MAybe the courts will agree in 2019....

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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli
1/31/2019 6:33:42 PM
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mergers
In the US, at least, mergers and acquisitions issues in terms of market fairness are already under the purview of the FTC. I really don't think it's necessary for the FCC to have additional oversight beyond an advisory capacity.

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JohnDrake
JohnDrake
1/30/2019 3:36:46 PM
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laissez-faire
Very difficult order. Mostly I would practice laissez-faire, except where there are market failures, such as in the natural trend toward elimination of competition. Ironically, competitive advantages generated by the act of competition eventually stiffle future competition and future development of new advantages by eliminating competition. So, government could help keep, for instance, barriers to entry low for new competitors, and try to break up the equivalent of today's industry "trusts." Of course, look at the pharmaceutical industry for lessons about barriers to entry.

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brandx315
brandx315
1/22/2019 4:13:22 PM
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Narrowbander
Pre 1996
Reinstate pre 1996 law that no media oulet could, own no more than 3 TV, Radio, Newspapers, and update the law to include any type of media.

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freehe
freehe
1/16/2019 10:03:02 PM
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Gigamaster
Survey
I selected Return to pre-2018 net neutrality laws, Increase the minimal speed of broadband (in the US it's 25 Mbps/3 Mbps), and Make it more difficult to form mergers and acquisitions. Luckily we only have one more year until the next presidential election. Hopefully the new Congress will see the importance of the FCC and net neutrality.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/11/2019 3:16:24 PM
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Gigamaster
Skip CES during the shutdown?
Hopefully, the FCC will be back to doing its job soon!

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