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originally posted by: Edumakated
How do we not have a balanced field of play currently as it pertains to the internet. Let's see some real world examples.
originally posted by: mOjOm
a reply to: Edumakated
If we truly had an actual "Free Market" I might agree with you but we don't. There are still other laws and regulations in play which allow for Comcast and Time Warner to dominate and control the market in ways which don't allow for real "Free Market" capitalism to challenge them like it should. Because of that there isn't a balanced field of play so any competition that would keep them in check using the "Free Market" method doesn't always apply.
For "Free Market" capitalism to work like you suggest would require all regulation to end and a true Free Market to exist, which has never and will never happen. Not that we'll ever see anyway. So while your position might be valid conceptually, it simply isn't what we are dealing with in reality.
originally posted by: xuenchen
a reply to: links234
The problem is we don't know what's in the 300+ pages of "regulation" proposals.