Comments on: If the Internet becomes a public utility, you’ll pay more. Here’s why. http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: adlbelge.com http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-1043578 Fri, 15 May 2015 12:19:42 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-1043578 “…but they are subject to a host of state and local taxes and fees. In several states, interstate wireless revenues are subject to taxation.”
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Wery interesting…

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By: adlbelge.com http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-1040964 Tue, 12 May 2015 19:22:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-1040964 There are other players worth considering out there, like the Sony Walkman X, but I hope this gives you enough info to make an informed decision of the Zune vs players other than the iPod line as well.Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable.

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By: todaysjunk http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-1040933 Tue, 12 May 2015 14:07:00 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-1040933 Compared to what the telcos charge, I don’t think we have much to worry about. I’d rather support the open protocols of the Internet than the proprietary protocols and walled in gardens the telcos provide, anyway.

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By: GroverNorquist http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-288013 Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:43:41 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-288013 “Most studies find,” Hood stated, “that lower levels of taxes and spending, less-intrusive regulation…correlate with stronger economic performance.”

I’d think that the Republican Governors of Nevada, Alabama and Michigan.. Not to mention Ohio or Kansas..

In the original report, Grover left out the part that said that also said lower energy prices contribute to stronger economic performance..

If low taxes, less spending and cheap energy all lead to stronger economic performance, how come these states led by Republicans are all underperforming compared to the rest of the nation?

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By: iso belgesi http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-277588 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:47:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-277588 I’ll gear this review to 2 types of people: current Zune owners who are considering an upgrade, and people trying to decide between a Zune and an iPod. (There are other players worth considering out there, like the Sony Walkman X, but I hope this gives you enough info to make an informed decision of the Zune vs players other than the iPod line as well.)

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By: güncel haber http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-270480 Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:06:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-270480 If you’re still on the fence: grab your favorite earphones, head down to a Best Buy and ask to plug them into a Zune then an iPod and see which one sounds better to you, and which interface makes you smile more. Then you’ll know which is right for you.

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By: güncel haber http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-252782 Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:00:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-252782 This is getting a bit more subjective, but I much prefer the Zune Marketplace. The interface is colorful, has more flair, and some cool features like ‘Mixview’ that let you quickly see related albums, songs, or other users related to what you’re listening to. Clicking on one of those will center on that item, and another set of “neighbors” will come into view, allowing you to navigate around exploring by similar artists, songs, or users. Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable. Those concerned with privacy will be relieved to know you can prevent the public from seeing your personal listening habits if you so choose.

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By: seansimons15 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-128138 Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:14:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-128138 I am interested to know how this would affect professionals that rely on the internet. Right now you can upgrade from basic services to get faster, more reliable internet. Would that still be the case, or would it be a one-size-fits-all model? internet dalton ga

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By: nlieb http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-115823 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:41:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-115823 $67/year sounds scary until you realize that this equates to a monthly rate hike of $5.50/month. Put another way, assuming you pay $40/month on internet (and I spend a lot more where I live), you’ll be paying 13.5% more. Many Americans and most businesses spend $100/month or more, excluding existing taxes and fees. They will see rate hikes of less than 5%. If you bundle your TV with your internet, these new taxes will seem even less significant.

We’re already paying a metric s%$^-ton for our internet. $5.50/month is a small price to pay for service that actually works. When’s the last time your copper land-line went dead? I’ve been in hurricanes and power outages and still gotten a dial-tone, and I have the title II protection on telecommunications to thank for it. Do you think telecoms keep landline service operational 99.999% of the time out of the goodness of their hearts? Of course not. It’s f-ing expensive. They do that because the title II protection afforded telecommunications services requires them to. Title II protection works.

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By: LiderKurye http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/01/05/treating-internet-like-a-public-utility-brings-a-new-tax-for-the-new-year/#comment-113835 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:48:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=36854#comment-113835 I live in Turkey. Internet is not under the public control. Internew was managing under Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication but no controling under M.I.O (National Intelligence Organization – Turkish M.I.T.It appalls me that some on this board state they would rather give their money to taxes than to big corporations. Neither is good in preserving net neutrality. My concern is that we maximize Internet access for all Americans and do so in a way that does not discriminate based on income. The most disadvantaged currently rely on mobile devices, which are tripled taxed.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/sunday -review/we-want-privacy-but-cant-stop-sh aring.html?_r=0
We were promised that taxing healthcare would not make premiums skyrocket, now we all know that was complete lie,; however, those of us with half a functioning brain could see before ACA passed that it was going to cause healthcare rates to rise exponentially.
http://www.liderkurye.com.tr
The only ridiculous idiots on here are the people advocating for taxing yet another aspect of our lives in the name of supposedly making internet cheaper, but those of us with any formal education know that is a lie.

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