I'm not addicted to YouTube. I can quit anytime.
Seriously though, this is a pretty important issue. The Internet was started from a Defense Department network, and built out by public Universities. It is built on government-granted right-of-ways. It has thrived, and changed the world, largely because it is open and equal. Now the companies who control the "last mile" want to put up tollbooths. They want Yahoo and Google and everyone else to bid on priority access to you. And any website that doesn't pay extra will have its traffic run considerabley slower than those who pay for top tier. And it won't be unified, if you have a website and you want top tier speed guaranteed then you'll have to make a deal with Comcast and Charter and Verizon and Qwest and SBC, etc. etc.
And they claim that all they want is a free market, but what they want is to be free of regulation, there is no market. You've got two data lines to your house, phone and cable, and nobody else can run a line, it is a government-granted duopoly. They want to privatize public property.
Whatever you think about Ted Kennedy, he's on the right side of this issue and it is good to know he is taking a stand.