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Common Carrier not a stretch

There has been too much fear mongering regarding these issues. If the internet were still a phone company, then an analogy would be requiring toll charges to call your next door neighbor only because they are with a competing phone company. Letting companies charge or throttle data based on it's source is just bad for all consumers. If I have problems with my voip provider, I don't want my internet provider telling me they only provide good connectivity for their voip product. If I want to watch an Amazon TV show, I don't want my ISP telling me I have to pay extra for that data because it's not DirecTV. Viewing consumer internet connections through the same lens as telephone lines is not a stretch.

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