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Telcos Lobby North Carolina to Make Community Internet Illegal, Then Abandon the State to 2nd Worst Internet in the Country

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jan 3, 2013 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/telcos-lobby-north-carolina-community-internet-illegal-abandon-state-2nd-worst-internet-country/

Boing Boing, January 3, 2013

A lot of people were frustrated in 2011 when the North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill written by Time Warner Cable to revoke local authority to build community-owned networks. A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Common Cause explains how Time Warner Cable, AT&T, and CenturyLink bought their bill.

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