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First, we are not getting World Class Service, we are only paying as if we are. If you look at what Americans pay for broadband and what speeds we get, we are like an Eastern European country in terms of performance, (and not one of the more developed ones) but we pay more than almost any other developed country. So the ISPs are BSing about how great we have it and how regulation will “destroy innovation.” The ISPs are the ones with the strangleholds on the internet in America and of course they don’t want any regulation that would force them to provide better service or break up their near monopolistic positions. Yes, they should be classified as common carriers, and the person heading up the organization that is in charge of regulating them should not have been a lobbyist for the industry just a few months ago. Of course, you are going to hear whiners whining about “socialism” if you introduce any regulations, but those same people seem to like having public roads and services so I give these people the attention they deserve and ignore them.