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May 1st, 2017 - 9:06 am § in America

MAYDAY: Socialist Realism Comes to America

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April 18th, 2015 - 2:26 pm § in Misc.

Obama (Finally) Coming Out Against Comcast Monopoly

  (from Engadget) It’s been more than a year since Comcast announced its plan to buy fellow cable giant Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal, but it still hasn’t received the blessings of various regulators. Now, word is leaking out from unnamed sources to Bloomberg and the New Y[...]

April 10th, 2015 - 8:52 am § in Uncategorized

Comcast does it again

Comcast is near the top of almost every list of most-hated companies. The company is legendary for price gouging and rotten customer service. Last summer, a recorded Comcast customer service call went viral when a “retention specialist” badgered a couple when they tried to cancel their C[...]

February 9th, 2015 - 1:53 am § in Misc.

The Ministry of Truth

Comcast has decided to turn every cable router on its network into a public wi-fi access point. DON’T CALL IT A MONOPOLY! While trying to buy out all of its competitors,  Comcast is also trying to make its network available everywhere .. at the expense of its own customers!  The idea is that[...]

January 8th, 2015 - 2:14 pm § in America

Freedom Of Speech . in the 21st Century

Chairman Tom Wheeler didn’t say so directly, but he left little doubt that he and fellow Democrats on the FCC will stand up to cable and telco Internet providers next month by adopting net neutrality rules that redefine broadband as a regulated, communications service. ISPs have said that such a [...]

February 23rd, 2014 - 3:52 pm § in Uncategorized

So Much For Comcast Was Not Going to Determine What Could or Could Not Use The Net

Netflix   has agreed to pay Comcast Corp.   to ensure Netflix movies and TV shows stream smoothly to Comcast customers, a landmark agreement that could set a precedent for Netflix’s dealings with other broadband providers, people familiar with the situation said.[...]

February 22nd, 2014 - 8:49 am § in America

What is Monopsony?

We all know what a monopoly: is one seller with many buyers. Exxon’s ancestor, Standard Oil, controlled  all the oil in the US.   A monopsony (pronounced muh-NOP-suh-nee) is one buyer with many sellers. So if Amazon become the only way of selling books, it will be a monopsony, the only op[...]

February 19th, 2014 - 9:21 am § in America

Schumer endorses BIG BROTHER!

What does Senator Schumer NOT understand?  The merger of Comcast with Time Warner amounts to a takeover of America, a corporate coup. After coming out in support of Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Sen. Chuck Schumer ,,, a member of the Senate Anti Trust Committee, will REC[...]