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The upsetting thing to me is not that the networks make money. That's fine. It is that they have stymied growth of our economy in favor of milking as much money as they can.

According to Ookla,

US: 25.9 Mbps South Korea: 54 Mpbs Netherlands 46.3 Mbps Sweden: 46 Mbps Lithuania: 45.6

See also: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=internet+speeds+by+coun...

Think about the tremendous power unleashed when MP3 sharing, YouTube video, and Netflix streaming all became possible thanks to sufficient bandwidth. Now think about what would happen if we ramped up speeds instead of letting them trickle.




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