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by:Lucas Bishop
With AT&T acquiring Time Warner and now Comcast making an all-cash offer for Fox (plus a cumulative 60% stake in Hulu), we're moving towards ISP's also becoming content providers. Doesn't look like we're very far off from having Internet service packages looking identical to cable tv service packages.

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The problems is that now as the law stands it is PEFECTLY LEGAL for your ISP to slow down content from their competitors.  As an example I have Spectrum internet, but what happens when I want to look at CenturyLink DSL or just check my phone bill on their website?  Spectrum could make the site so slow that it is basically useless.  ISPs are going to start creating data caps and if you want unlimited service like we have now we are going to pay a steep price for it.

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