Good point about the content regulation. I suspect some of the "think of the children" crowd will push for that.
True that it won't be the 1st time something like that has happened but at least the damn thing will get built and there's a chance that clauses on the sale can be used to make sure that whichever company ends up owning it must provide minimum levels of service, periodic upgrades, etc or it reverts to the public for a set price.
Hmm, well sometimes you need a little socialism to keep the capitalists in line.
Nice to see cities stepping up to build better network infrastructure
And if we can hold onto Net Neutrality, even better.
And I certainly hope that no one is using them as a "like" button but I very frequently find comments modded up that are a headscratcher.
Let's hope pCell is viable - it's supposed to be LTE compatible
Slashdot has 10 options you can moderate a comment, if you have points.
What sites do you consider "major news sites" - I suspect we may not agree on what those are.
Not at all the same thing. YouTube and most of the news sites I frequent have a thumbs up / down.
Come to think of it, so were Enron, Worldcom & Blackberry.
That's the privilege of being an AC or someone who just doesn't have a nice IDpeen.
Those who can, do and those who can't, lurk.
You've got it backwards. With this low an ID, I get to post whatever I feel like. Otherwise, what's the point?
How fucking hard is that.
Damned bleeding-heart environmentalists screwing up good old traditions!!
I'm not so sure that what they've got is very skimpy - this was revealed at a "Solve for X" talk in Feb 2013 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
Lockheed Martin doesn't need a public announcement to get partners; they have more trouble keeping things under wraps and have channels to labs, big corporations and governments that we can scarcely conceive.