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Community Broadband Networks

Mutant Broadband Bills Are Infecting Our Communities

Josh Levy | Posted 04.25.2012 | Technology
Josh Levy

In the next weeks, we'll be fighting to protect the rights of communities to determine how they'll access information in the 21st century. We can't let corporations and their politician friends hijack our right to build better broadband.

Louis C.K. Takes the Internet Seriously

Christopher Mitchell | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology
Christopher Mitchell

Louis C.K.'s "fun little experiment" illustrates the threat to the cable business model. Cable has long been the gatekeeper to content -- Comcast decides what channels I can choose from. But right now on the Internet, I choose what content I can choose from.

An Open Letter to North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue: Support Community Broadband

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology
Lawrence Lessig

H.129 is terrible public policy. The Internet is essential infrastructure for the 21st century, and communities that rely solely upon private companies to provide public infrastructure will always have second-rate service.