Comcast Crosses the Threshold from Merely Terrible to Evil

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Normally, bad service isn't enough to throw a company into the evil category, but when it is in an oligopoly, natural monopoly type of business, and the bad service is from treating different customers and different content differently... yes, Comcast, for their blatant violations of net neutrality, is evil.

It is insane. Where I am right now in Manchester, New Hampshire, you can browse most web sites, but trying to actually do anything – post content, send e-mail, commit to a source code control repository, RSVP to an event – and your chances are less than one in twenty. Really short e-mails and really short posts seem to work, but in areas where you have no control over what is sent between your computer and a site or service, forget it.

Well known sites work worst for browsing, and any site built on interaction (e-commerce, social networking, web mail) is cut off almost entirely.

Customers, flee Comcast! Save yourselves, and the state of the Internet.