--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > How internet savy is this guy? Did you notice he > says," got an internet" instead of email?
Um, Peter, his obvious *lack* of savvy was kinda the point of the post... > --- authfriend <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) describes > > the Internet to his fellow senators in > > explaining why he didn't vote for net > > neutrality: > > > > > > There's one company now you can sign up and you can > > get a movie > > delivered to your house daily by delivery service. > > Okay. And > > currently it comes to your house, it gets put in the > > mail box when > > you get home and you change your order but you pay > > for that, right. > > > > But this service isn't going to go through the > > interent and what you > > do is you just go to a place on the internet and you > > order your movie > > and guess what you can order ten of them delivered > > to you and the > > delivery charge is free. > > > > Ten of them streaming across that internet and what > > happens to your > > own personal internet? > > > > I just the other day got, an internet was sent by my > > staff at 10 > > o'clock in the morning on Friday and I just got it > > yesterday. Why? > > > > Because it got tangled up with all these things > > going on the internet > > commercially. > > > > So you want to talk about the consumer? Let's talk > > about you and me. > > We use this internet to communicate and we aren't > > using it for > > commercial purposes. > > > > We aren't earning anything by going on that > > internet. Now I'm not > > saying you have to or you want to discrimnate > > against those people > > [...] > > > > The regulatory approach is wrong. Your approach is > > regulatory in the > > sense that it says "No one can charge anyone for > > massively invading > > this world of the internet". No, I'm not finished. I > > want people to > > understand my position, I'm not going to take a lot > > of time. [?] > > > > They want to deliver vast amounts of information > > over the internet. > > And again, the internet is not something you just > > dump something on. > > It's not a truck. > > > > It's a series of tubes. > > > > And if you don't understand those tubes can be > > filled and if they are > > filled, when you put your message in, it gets in > > line and its going > > to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube > > enormous amounts of > > material, enormous amounts of material. > > > > Now we have a separate Department of Defense > > internet now, did you > > know that? > > > > Do you know why? > > > > Because they have to have theirs delivered > > immediately. They can't > > afford getting delayed by other people. > > > > [...] > > > > Now I think these people are arguing whether they > > should be able to > > dump all that stuff on the internet ought to > > consider if they should > > develop a system themselves. > > > > Maybe there is a place for a commercial net but it's > > not using what > > consumers use every day. > > > > It's not using the messaging service that is > > essential to small > > businesses, to our operation of families. > > > > The whole concept is that we should not go into this > > until someone > > shows that there is something that has been done > > that really is a > > viloation of net neutraility that hits you and me. > > > > From Wired: > > > http://blog.wired.com/27BStroke6/index.blog?entry_id=1512499 > > (includes a link to the full audio) > > > > > > > > > > > > > > ------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor > > --------------------~--> > > Something is new at Yahoo! Groups. Check out the > > enhanced email design. > > > http://us.click.yahoo.com/SISQkA/gOaOAA/yQLSAA/UlWolB/TM > > > -------------------------------------------------------------------- ~-> > > > > > > To subscribe, send a message to: > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > Or go to: > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ > > and click 'Join This Group!' > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com > To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/