[clug] [OT] The Register is trying to crowfund $100-$250K for indep study on NBN

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Sat Jun 22 17:26:24 MDT 2013

Robert Edwards <bob at cs.anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Is the NBN really about providing a fat pipe to everyone's home
> that they may or may not REALLY NEED, or more about the government
> having complete control over your Internet, with no competition -
> may make PRISM pale somewhat in comparison.

I share your paranoia, but from what I understand it's supposed to work
like TransACT: The NBN is just the infrastructure and ISPs compete to
provide internet access and other services. That's not to say that it
couldn't change on a minister's whim of course.
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