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To: United States Residents

Make Internet A Public Utility

Make Internet A Public Utility

Sign a petition to make internet a public utility.

Why is this important?

Right now your internet provider is based on what company has laid internet lines that go to your residence. AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, and all of the rest of those internet companies have a gentleman's agreement to not invade each other's space so that they don't have to give customer service because they know that you can't shop internet providers.

All the government has to do is declare internet a public utility and make it so that internet companies have to share the lines that run internet to your house, and you would have the ability to pit one internet provider against another, and they would actually have to do their jobs to a satisfactory level in order to retain you as a client. This would improve internet speeds and the cost of Internet. We live in a capitalist society, and these companies should be competing with the best speed, the best customer service, and the best prices in order to retain you as a customer. As it stands, they can charge you what they want, and they can jerk you around for hours, days, weeks and weeks on end without providing a resolution because they know you have no options. This must end.

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Reasons for signing

  • internet is like gas
  • Spectrum is HORRIBLE!
  • They contol who gets their services. What about rural you are kinda out of luck

Updates

2020-09-16 22:18:27 -0400

50 signatures reached

2020-08-06 09:44:44 -0400

25 signatures reached

2020-08-04 01:05:41 -0400

10 signatures reached