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It has also been an issue for me, along with the mouse inertia for the mouse itself. This worked for me: Open terminal, and paste this in. What it does is turn the scroll wheel scaling off. defaults write .GlobalPreferences com.apple.scrollwheel.scaling -1 If you want to turn the mouse inertia off, paste this in: defaults write .GlobalPreferences ...
Using the post that grgarside linked to, I've written a Safari/Chrome extension that adds a button to the context menu (right click) on every page, which allows you to "pause" scrolling, essentially locking the page in place. To unlock it, you just right click and choose "Resume Scrolling." You can download it here.
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