Back to top Jump to featured resources
ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband

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

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.


Read full story here.

About ILSR Admin

Contact ILSR   |   View all articles by ILSR Admin