Cable plan could be discriminatory, p...

Cable plan could be discriminatory, pol says

There are 4 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 13, 2007, titled Cable plan could be discriminatory, pol says. In it, Newsday reports that:

Claiming Verizon would discriminate against minority and low-income communities if the Town of Islip grants it a cable franchise agreement, an action the town is considering, Suffolk County Legis.

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Addison, TX

#1 Jul 13, 2007
Ricardo Montano needs to get a life.

Why should Verizon wire an area where many of the people are too poor to afford LUXURIES like HDTV and High-Speed Internet?

Here is a clue Montano, folks in Brentwood need to worry about staying out of jail, finishing school, and getting a job BEFORE deciding which HDTV service they want.

Its because of politicains like this that I left the Dem party to become an Indep.
LI needs Choice

Glen Head, NY

#2 Jul 13, 2007
Competion is good!

Addison, TX

#3 Jul 13, 2007
LI needs Choice wrote:
Competion is good!
Ever hear of DirectTv or Dish?

Again, poor people need to WORK and stay off drugs NOT sit around and watch TV all day.

And a business shouldn't be FORCED to roll-out a service to an area that CAN'T AFFORD IT.

Since: Apr 07

Lon Gisland

#4 Jul 13, 2007
The last 10 years?

I've been here for 25 years,(moved here 25 years ago yesterday actually) and Cablevision was the only one in town back then.

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