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I guess it would depend on the service providers. But can you imagine the craziness of the trade deadline framed in a way that some people got the news quicker than others? Luckily, this thing will probably be fixed once there’s a shake up in leadership.

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1 hour ago, Tom Chambers said:

Remember how the internet was prior to 2015? There ya go.

Honestly dude I don't remember that because that is when I first had a kid and it's all a blur.....can you elaborate a bit more or point to an unbiased place I can find information on this topic without some ridiculous spin. You know, like a news article like the news used to be reported in say 2007. 

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This thread is ironic since Rotoworld forums were created and really took off right after ESPN started charging for the 'premium' feature. Many guys like myself came here due to that. 

 

Losing net neutrality is bad. The internet is a forum for free speech, and no big corp should not be able to throttle content. Where this will affect things is not here so much as video heavy sites. Netflix gets crushed. And porn, believe it or not. If you're happy with your free porn, you may not be a fan of the new net neutrality. You're watching that porn on pipes subsidized by Comcast, and they want their piece.

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20 hours ago, thezing1 said:

Honestly dude I don't remember that because that is when I first had a kid and it's all a blur.....can you elaborate a bit more or point to an unbiased place I can find information on this topic without some ridiculous spin. You know, like a news article like the news used to be reported in say 2007. 

 

In general, losing net neutrality is bad because it takes the gloves off what ISPs could do.  But there's a lot of scare tactics, because ISPs had forever to do the s--- everyone is afraid they'll do and didn't do it.  This thread itself is straight up bull****- even just asking the question- because it's designed to get us all outraged like we're on reddit with the rest of the teens and college kids. 

 

I'll make this as short as possible, not because the conversation isn't deserving of a real response, but because it really has nothing to do with fantasy basketball whatsoever, where no, we're not going to get our news any slower based upon ISP (that's crazy for a variety of reasons, but can you imagine Comcast specifically slowing down news of any kind on its service when you have TV and your cell coverage?): ISPs are subsidizing streaming services because they're paying for all the infrastructure and most of the upkeep for me and you to check our stupid fantasy leagues as well as our chicks to stream that show Dark on Netflix all afternoon at the same time.  Our fantasy leagues are waaaaaay easier to deal with, from their perspective, than Netflix but they have to provide both equally, with no discrimination.  Streaming s--- takes up a lot of bandwidth/time/money.

 

That's awesome for consumers, but sucks for the ISPs.  The real fix isn't about net neutrality, it's about changing ISPs legally to a public utility.   Which they don't like, but they put themselves into the position of a monopoly so now they have to deal with it.  Net neutrality is a band aid.  If they weren't basically local monopolies, they'd compete with each other and you could say "Oh this ISP charges more for Netflix but I don't use that so I don't care and I'm going with them because they're overall cheaper" or whatever.  But you can't, because you have one option (I don't, but I think most people/places do).  Change it to a utility and be done with that.  

 

Anyway, fantasy basketball in 2014, before we had the law that was just basically rescinded, was fine and probably better because Rudy Gobert and Danilo Gallinari weren't injured every five minutes.  We're going back to that.  But with Gobert hurt and Gallo's a** sore.  In other words, zero difference.  Okay, see ya later, this Dark show is actually pretty good.

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