posted on Nov, 11 2010 @ 09:47 PM
If i may, this is entirely CRAP. This was tried before the internet we have today, and failed.
Anyone remember GEnie? AOL? Compuserve? These types of network programmed services failed when the primary internet became available to the general
public in a graphical interface.
I have about a dozen or so servers up on BGP connections. None of the PTB provide me any kind of assistance in gear, connection or income. They have
no ability to shut off the connection. Baseless fear mongering is what I would call this, more than any other baseless fear mongering on ATS.
Anyone remember that we would all run out of bandwidth a little while ago? Then Youtube comes along and shows people how much bandwidth really is
available. Add on the VOIP and you can really understand how uninformed those claiming that we were running out of bandwidth really were.
Now we have the specter of someone shutting off access to untaxed websites? This is just not going to happen. Most of the websites online are owned by
companies or people who have jobs, businesses and pay for their websites to be available. The people relying on free services for email, or web
storage might need to be concerned, but no government is going to kill an existing tax base. If you are using a free email address, have a free
website on free services, sure you might have to consider that someone isn't willing to continue paying for your use, but most real business wont be