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[ NNSquad ] Re: More on Verizon's rejection of AT&T's attitude toward filtering

> this is like the printer who claims that he should get a share of the  
> revenues from the book he printed as opposed to profit based on the  
> cost of printing.
> v

Indeed, and this is made worse by the fact that anticompetitive
factors can creep in through a variety of vectors.  

The bandwidth caps, tiers, and surcharges now being contemplated by
various ISPs become especially problematic when viewed in terms of
ISPs' own provision of data intensive content (e.g. video and movie
services) that would *not* be subject to the ISP-dictated bandwidth
constraints placed on external Internet traffic and similar external

The potentially anticompetitive aspects of this situation are obvious 
and dramatic.

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