High Speed Internet: Same Role in American Life as Electricity

“High-speed Internet access plays the same role in American life [as electricity]. It’s just that these guys have succeeded in making us think that it’s a luxury…Truly high-speed wired Internet access is as basic to innovation, economic growth, social communication, and the country’s competitiveness as electricity was a century ago, but a limited number of Americans have access to it, many can’t afford it, and the country has handed control of it over to Comcast and a few other companies.”

– Susan Crawford

Read more: http://business.time.com/2013/01/09/is-broadband-internet-access-a-public-utility/#ixzz2NZi6CiF1

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s