Double-Dipping on the Internet

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Double-Dipping on the Internet

Foreboding article in today's New York Times about "The High-Speed Money Line" and where the Internet may be heading -- consumers paying to get online and then paying again.

Seems content providers (Yahoo, Amazon, eBay, etc.) may have to pay the Internet "utility companies" (cable and phone companies) to have their content delivered faster to consumers.  Why should we care?  Those costs will have to be covered by somebody -- and that somebody is always us.  (Nice quote from our own Rich Tehrani on the consumer mindset.)

Read it and weep ...

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