What follows is a summary of view points that I characterized as being sponsored by the corporatists who control the FCC and the FTC and at least 50 US Senators and the gallant formerly regulatory commissioners.
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The point is: Neither Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, or Charter can survive without customers. Nor can the corporatist US Senators fail to show up on the Senate floor with their tails between their legs to undo what they have just done. Why?
If the consumer cancels their service to Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Charter, the corporatists who own these companies will very quickly charter a plane to rush their tools back to the Senate floor, or suffer billion dollar loses, that will ripple through the capitalist markets around the world; the greedy bastards only care about money and the power it affords them. Money is also the Achilles Heel. Consumers can stop paying.
Who cares about electronic communication? If they want us back, they have to do our bidding.
The first thing they should do is promise that they will STFU until the end of time about wanting to get rid of user privacy.
The second thing they should do is cut the rate and quadruple the speed. We will ask James "Jimmy" McMillan III, founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party, to be the bull horn from city to city for this campaign: THE RATE IS TOO HIGH.
You all know it is too damn high, plus the bandwidth is too damn low, right? Are you tired of seeing "...loading"..loading?"
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When they are ready to comply with our demands they can send us a letter with the approval and signoff of the aforementioned possible allies, the Guild and the Bureau.
Until then let them use their little internet without us. The reasons for taking these actions are because of the following: