Most of us have very little choice when it comes to corporate or government edicts. Rebuttal 1The monopolistic natures of the entities prevents diversity. Rebuttal 2When we are presented an agreement, we accept that agreement or we do without (or we may be coerced, e.g., as with taxation or with many contracts). Doing without some form of electronic communication in today's world is feasible, but it locks us out of much of what is happening around us and severely reduces our opportunities to better ourselves. Most of us will choose blind acceptance over doing without.
Rebuttal 1. I have multiple choices for Internet access. Some small companies, and some large. Both the small and large reserve the right to protect their property. That is their right. Do you wish to infringe on others rights to protect their property? Do you wish to penalize these companies for making the right investment choices? Having the inspiration to get into the right market at the right time? By your statement, you wish to penalize these companies for making good business decisions. So much for me wanting to go into business, statements such as yours will cause me to be penalized for every right decision I make as far as a business.
Rebuttal 2. Service agreements are the only protection a business has. Both small and large. That's crap for you to make that statement. Internet access is not a freakin right. Just like people that never bought the paper and survived when there was nothing else. They will survive without Internet access. I am all for making it as easy as possible for people to have access to the Internet. But you better realize that these same people will have abuses thrust on them(spam, zombie bots, zombie web sites) which will make their experience much less then enjoyable unless ISP's have the right to protect their own property.
So, what is it? Do you let the ISP's monitor for abuses so that everyone(both poor and rich) can have as much of a abuse free experience? Or do you allow the body of victims to get higher because of you do not think a business has a right to protect their property. Not yours.
Just because you paid a fee to use something, does this give you the right to make decisions for it? Gee, take a cab lately? Do you now have the right to tell that business owner how to run his company? Have you bought a cheese burger lately? Are you now part owner of that burger stand? Can you now tell them what to do?
I own a burger stand. I see you dealing drugs in my establishment. I was monitoring MY establishment, not yours. But by YOUR logic, I can not do squat about it. So now I lose good paying customers who see the same thing and leave. By your logic, I just went out of business. Thank you for everything you have done for both me and my customers.
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