ISP announces 86% slowdown “in line with others”

A meme-style image of Immortan Joe from Mad Max: Fury Road. Joe is superimposed over a ‘Matrix waterfall’ cyberspace background. The image is captioned ‘Do not, my friends, become addicted to water. It will take hold of you, and you will resent its absence!’ The word ‘water’ has been crossed out and replaced with the words ‘symmetrical broadband,’ set in Comic Sans.

The surging anti-monopoly movement has been greeted with skepticism from the left, some of whom suspect the whole thing is merely fetishizing competition for its own sake, irrespective of whether competing businesses produce value for their workers, communities and customers.

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