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Podcast Episode – Municipal Internet in the U.S.A

Show Notes

Municipal Internet in the United States has the potential to save many from the tyranny of ISPs. Find out how some areas of the country use municipal internet to provide affordable high speed internet access to the public. Also find out who is trying to stop these efforts for their own financial gain.

Links to sources mentioned on todays show

NC anti-municipal internet law – http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H129v7.pdf

ISP Lobby strong in N.C. – http://www.dailytech.com/Time+Warner+ATT+Win+Big+NC+Gov+Wont+Veto+AntiMunicipal+Internet+Bill/article21696.htm

States with Laws Against Municipal Broadband – http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/02/isp-lobby-has-already-won-limits-on-public-broadband-in-20-states/

Interactive Map of Municipal Internet Access – https://muninetworks.org/communitymap

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