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June 02, 2014

It's basically a shitty game of monopoly where everyone loses.

This week on “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver attempted to explain the importance of net neutrality, because so far the whole story is so G-D boring that no one has really tried to even do it right.

Basically, here’s how it shakes out: Evil cable companies are attempting to create a two-tiered system that would create an unequal playing field when it comes to internet speeds, which, of course, they argue is a good thing. Oliver (and any sane person) would tend to disagree.

“If we let cable companies offer two speeds of service, they won’t be Usain Bolt and Usain Bolt on a motor bike. They’ll be Usain Bolt and Usain Bolted to an anchor,” said Oliver.

He ends the segment by calling on all internet-commenting “monsters” to do what they do best and, for once in your life, leave potentially useful comments on the issue over at FCC.GOV. So, yeah, go do that now!