The US broadband speeds will never be in excess of what the Intelligence community can monitor through their systems. If the NSA had to build a west coast center because the amount of data was a burden for them to transmit across the continent at current speeds, imagine the amount of trouble they would have if everyone was at 1 gb speeds. The data would choke their systems, therefore 1 gb speeds are 1 off situations which consumers don't really want anyway.
I think you are exactly right, but I don't think the hue and cry should start yet. The two of them are in with Congress fighting for the right to be king of all media. Men like that will ratchet the intensity up a notch if their program and their career's are on the line.
After Udall and Co. have had their chance, somebody needs to get omto whitehouse.gov and start a petition. It'll be over 100k in about 3 hours.
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