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Comment: Re:Sounds good (Score 1) 598

by fche (#49129085) Attached to: Republicans Back Down, FCC To Enforce Net Neutrality Rules

"will have to cite what regulations could possibly have been preventing Ma Bell from providing better service"

But it's not even that: regulations prevent innovation directly - that's just one of their indirect & unintended effects. When regulated as a public utility, the company is to some extent protected from competition (and thus the need to innovate and improve service).

One can't proceed from the informal to the formal by formal means.

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