British industry no longer has the ability nor the willingness to build its own nuclear power stations
In this PoC (proof of concept) project, Wenco’s FMS (fleet management system) will be installed at Hitachi’s data center in North America, and will provide cloud-based FMS service to Teck via the internet. Teck, a trusted leader in the mining industry, will support the project and provide feedback on the performance and efficiency of the system within one of its facilities located in British Columbia, Canada.
.. absent any meaningful oversight or competition, why would the carriers devote any resources to improving matters?
The chief problem with the FCC’s order is that there is no such thing as net neutrality. “This regulation essentially provides an economic preference to a politically powerful constituency, a constituency that, as is true of typical rent seekers, wishes protection against market forces. The Commission does not have authority to grant such a favor.”
The decision could also be a boon for anti-piracy measures. The providers would be free to throttle BitTorrent traffic or to block file-sharing sites altogether.
“The commission has adequately supported and explained its conclusion that absent rules such as those set forth in the Open Internet Order, broadband providers represent a threat to internet openness and could act in ways that would ultimately inhibit the speed and extent of future broadband deployment”