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Old 06-30-2012, 01:03 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by CptPriceless View Post
"Some of the biggest Internet service providers in America plan to adopt policies that will change..."
"We anticipate that very few subscribers, after having received multiple alerts, will persist in being subscribers,”

That's my guess, that people will abandon these intrusive, insulting companies and use more respectable internet providers. If they lose all their customers the problem will sort itself out. Unless people nowadays are being OK with companies and private interests spying on them without any oversight, accountability and rules, unlike the police.

Doesn't matter if you do something "bad" or not, they won't even know if you do before they've already violated your privacy. It's none of these companies business what you are doing online. I guess they're going to start listening to everyone's phone calls, opening everyone's mail, do random strip searches in public places and search people's homes too to make sure that they don't do anything bad. And everyone who has nothing to hide should be OK with that, right?


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