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Labour policy unpopular with people who already have excellent broadband.

People who have no broadband are just too hard to sample, so why bother ?

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Nov 16th, 2019 at 08:18:59 PM EST
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That's one way to look at "money on the table" in rural constituencies --"fly-over," ex-urbs, or "metropolitan statistical areas" generously mapped by USDA grantors, for example. Quite a bit of fed money in the late '90s, early aughts--in a push to match EU initiative-- was earmarked for new and incumbent broadband operators that failed to deliver well into Obama's admin.  

DUP secured money will revolutionise broadband - Buchanan
comical, no?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Nov 16th, 2019 at 10:02:49 PM EST
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When I arrived in London, 2001, I was astonished by NTL service and price. NYC! was barely wired. T-1 for commercial accounts, dial-up modem for households, Comcast or Time-Warner cable telly only. US odious was only beginning to figure out how to divvy up AT&T's backbone.

(Incidentally, Buddy Ebbers applied for parole recently. BWAH!)

So it is with some amusement I observed "democratization" by innerboob casting aspersions at the ahh union of "deregulation" and "nationalization".

Editor's Viewpoint: Election dogfight at risk of alienating us

Allegations of electoral fraud add to the disillusionment. They simply feed into the democratic deficit and tell voters their wishes don't count when parties see an advantage in ignoring them. Voters are entitled to have the widest possible choice when it comes to an election and not to be told they should take sides in a two-cornered dogfight.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Nov 16th, 2019 at 10:40:59 PM EST
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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Nov 17th, 2019 at 12:17:28 PM EST
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