It would be the political equivalent of a nuclear option–possibly drawing retributions from the the influential politicos backing SOPA and Protect IP–but one that could nevertheless be launched in 2012.
“There have been some serious discussions about that,” says Markham Erickson, who heads the NetCoalition trade association. “It has never happened before.”
With them. This is less a parting shot and more a “we’ll have to find another way” realization. Remember, Verizon IS the company that once relied on income from forced accidental button-presses. They know how to make $2 off you and make it seem like an accident.
“This way,” she said, looking at me over her shoulder and extending her left hand behind her. I grabbed hold of it instinctively, and she guided me through the fidgeting crowd of naked, human flesh. Hand in hand, we stepped gingerly over the sharp, crystalline salt on the shore and waded…