Legislators aim to turn states into broadband backwaters
by Da'Von B.
Regressive, telco industry-influenced state legislators are at it again, trying to kill communities’ right to determine their own broadband futures. Anti-community broadband bills are rearing their ugly heads in several states.
The anti-SOPA/PIPA crusades have given the public the taste of using the Net to stem some pretty ugly tides (The Internet Strikes Back), it’s time to apply similar online tactics at the statehouse.