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Let Them Eat Dialup

May 4, 2012 12:34:46.451

It's not enough that the music and movie industries want to make us suffer through idiotic DRM schemes; they aren't too sure about fast internet at all:

MPAA spokesperson Howard Gantman told Bloomberg that although Google Fiber "could be a great opportunity for consumers whose access to creative content is often hampered by slow speeds," we should look to the example of South Korea, in which "the home entertainment marketplace was decimated by digital piracy," which was enabled by speedy Internet.

What I suppose they really want is a broadcast only internet, where upload speeds are throttled to something that can handle url requests only...

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