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[Discuss] Https - the solution to net neutrality and ISP monopolies

> From: at [mailto:discuss-
> at] On Behalf Of Tom Metro
> The real answer is that you should cease doing business with an ISP that
> fails to upgrade its peering points to meet demand. Only with a
> sufficient quantity of users canceling subscriptions and citing poor
> performance will they ever change their behavior. (Seems not very likely
> the FCC will intervene.)

I have much bigger reasons.  Half way through a contract, they remove half the channels I care about, call it a "channel realignment," which leads me to argue with them pointlessly for hours, only to eventually agree to pay $5 more per month to get my channels back, and *then* they hit me with the early termination fee anyway, for terminating my old service and upgrading to the new service.

> The big question is who can you switch to? I happen to be shopping for a
> new home office ISP (see other thread), and although I have the luxury
> of multiple choices, they're all bad. Both Comcast and Verizon are
> playing these peering games. RCN?

That's my problem.

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