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Response to Renew Deal (Original post)

Sun Jan 12, 2014, 09:34 PM

7. I lived in Houston when cable arrived.

There was a big political battle over which provider would get the contract. A lot of noise was made by the citizenry about a monopoly being handed to whoever was "selected". The major complaint was that users would have no recourse for poor service. The "leaders" solution was to divide up the city into 3 (or 4, it was a long time ago) regional monopolies. These people run screaming from true "free markets."

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