quote: If Level 3 turned off Comcast for refusing to pay their contractually obligated transit bills, the traffic would be forced through massively congested Tata transit ports, and a huge number of Level 3's customers would take their business elsewhere as a result. If Comcast intentionally congests its transit providers and provides terrible service to its end users, which it has been doing for several months now, most of those users have no real alternatives to switch to.
quote: Our democratic process is broken, but it IS fixable.
quote: But because most ISPs are government-granted cable monopolies
quote: I do disagree with the iron fist of government being used to tell private companies how to run their businesses when they aren't breaking any law or causing anyone harm
quote: Comcast can do what they want with their own network.
quote: Except the massive ISPs have taken municipalities to court successfully for trying to provide their own ISP because it violates the legal monopolies they were granted. As I've said repeatedly, until those are done away with, no real progress will be made.