Comcast_Is_Starting_The_Tiered_Internet_Whether_We_Like_It_or_Not

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at utahpython.org
Wed Aug 22 11:03:05 MDT 2007


On 8/22/07, Jonathan Duncan <jonathan at bluesunhosting.com> wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, please.  Let me be the devil's advocate for
> a moment here.
>
> <rant>
> Since when is having a connection to the Internet a God given right?
> You have no right to connect to the Internet.

I don't think this is a very strong argument.

Electricity is not a God-given right either, but it's so critical to
modern life that living without it isn't really an option.

Internet access similarly crossed the line from "luxury" to
"necessity" some time ago.

-Jonathan



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