Why is Mark Cuban tweeting about Ayn Rand?

In the continuing debate over net neutrality, Mark Cuban, the billionaire who made his fortune as an internet entrepreneur during the dot-com boom, has planted his stake in the ground firmly on the side opposed to such potential FCC regulation.

Cuban’s mini-Twitter tirade on Thursday began with his suggesting the “one article you should read to understand the Net Neutrality debate,” which led to an exchange with some Twitter users who challenged Cuban’s position:

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532917698586750976/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532926453932126208/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532944802921578498/

This led then to a Twitter rant in which Cuban argued that net neutrality was something straight out of Ayn Rand’s novel, “Atlas Shrugged.”

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532971244430573568/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532971471828942849/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532972053239193602/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532972236693835776/

https://twitter.com/mcuban/status/532972278414573569/

We’ll leave you to be the judge as to whether we are entering Ayn Rand’s dystopia.

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