[kwlug-disc] dslreports link - vaxination petition (Was: Re: UBB comes to Teksavvy)

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 22:43:44 EST 2011


On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 9:52 PM, Rashkae <rashkae at tigershaunt.com> wrote:
> On 11-02-02 08:50 PM, unsolicited at swiz.ca wrote:
>>
>> I can't help but think ... Canada (apparently) survived the recession, or
>> so the pundits appear to be trumpeting, due to better banking regulation
>> and oversight. Whatever's overseeing the CRTC, which is overseeing Bell et
>> al ... well, it doesn't intuitively seem to be working.
>>
>>
>
> Strictly speaking as a Devil's advocate, in the long term, there might be
> some good to come of these shenanigans.  For as long as Bell and and the
> Cable encomburents(sp) were providing cheap, unlimited internet, the free
> market was destroying any attempt at creating alternate infrastructure.

I can't really argue with you too much there. One upside to this business is
that I've found alternative ISPs that are completely Bell-free (apart from the,
*yawn*, last mile copper)! I may switch even if the CRTC's decision gets
overturned!



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