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To: elmatador who wrote (46113)11/24/2017 10:30:55 PM
From: Frank A. Coluccio  Read Replies (1) of 46642

re: "Ending Net Neutrality will Speed up Geography change"

One of the challenges I find when attempting to discern what you are saying is your geographic point of reference. While it's convenient to suggest that the Internet has flattened the globe, such reasoning can only go so far. Surely, network availability, capacity, diversity, speed, reliability and choice are far different in a central Angolan village than for a skyscraper in the middle of Manhattan, And world averaging may have its place, but not in terms of any meaningful discussion about users' individual experiences.

Also, a sudden shift in network neutrality regulations would impact the latter two venues differently, represented by a blip in the big city, for better or worse, but potentially imposing a more profound level of trauma in the boondocks.

Speaking about remaking the planet, albeit from an energy and environmental geoengineering perspective as opposed to telecoms and Internet, per se, the following was posted to the Cook Report list by lister Bob Atkinson (H/T):

By the way, there was a recent Congressional hearing on “geo engineering”: (it starts at 22 minutes) which is a good introduction to the topic.

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