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How AT&T and Time Warner Cable Pass Anti-Competition Broadband Bills

| Written by Christopher | No Comments | Updated on Jul 28, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/how-att-and-time-warner-cable-pass-anti-competition-broadband-bills/

In keeping with our coverage of states that revoke local authority to prevent AT&T, Time Warner Cable, and the like from having to deal with any actual competition, we want to highlight the video below that explains how a modern bill becomes a law.

It ain’t like it used to be and it doesn’t have to be like this. North Carolina’s anti-competition bill came only after years of campaign contributions and heavy lobbying. We discussed the history of that bill with Catharine Rice as well as the recent reprehensible South Carolina law.

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