Mon Feb 7 10:29:41 EST 2005
Internet without taking rather draconian actions. But from a desirability
viewpoint, hey, if you want the government to pay, then you must accept
pretty strong regulation.
> However, I am in BIG favour of someone setting out regulations so
> that those assholes (mainly Roger's.. but others like Bell
> sympatico) can't tell you what you can do with your internet
> connection.. as long as its not illegal (ie... theivery or abusive
> or fraudulent).
> The phone company tried to tell use we couldn't use fax machines and
> modems on the phone lines, until that was stopped. I want the same
> for the internet. Regulated, quality service.. without them acting
> as police.
I was thinking regulation of content, just like the CRTC.
> Well, there are people out there that don't like to read and wade through
> technical documents. Others do. Its choice. I personally love the internet
> because instead of watching some characters in a made up skit getting thrown
> off of an Island, I can go out and read about a new technology, or bone up on
> my programming skills.
> Its taste.
Good for you.
Now don't expect other Canadians to subsidize your preferences.
> Geez.. I don't really want to get into this, and the whole Harris thing.
Harris has nothing to do with it. Regardless of who is in power, there
are limited resources for education spending. Wasting money on technology
of questionable educational value is wrong.
> > Fine. You volunteer your kids as guinea pigs. I sure as hell won't
> > volunteer mine.
> Do you really think the eduactional system can get much worse with buddy in
> charge? ;)
Do you have school-aged children?
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