[TriLUG] OT: URGENT: H.129 to be heard in Thursday's Finance Committee!
cmp at cmpalmer.org
Wed Mar 16 09:05:52 EDT 2011
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 4:31 PM, David Hostetler
<hostetler.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Or, to take a counterexample, maybe Sweden or Norway, where the
> population is less dense than ours and they still have managed to get
> broadband penetration at a rate 30-50% higher than in the U.S. EUR90/mo
> in Sweden will get you 1Gbps. Let me know when their imminent collapse
> becomes even more imminent than it is now."
> Ha! I didn't even have to look hard to find this.
> The crisis of the 1990s was by some viewed as the end of the much buzzed
> welfare model called "Svenska modellen", literally "The Swedish Model", as
> it proved that governmental spending at the levels previously experienced in
> Sweden was not long term
That refers to their entire national economy, and they did not abandon
it wholesale. It's also wildly off-topic.
1) It's another country.
2) It doesn't actually support your argument. See for example:
3) We're talking about municipal network providers (see link above
again) here, not national level.
4) We're talking about networks, not whole national economies or
Please try to stay on point.
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