September 5, 2014

Remembering how hard it was to get broadband

Claire Perez writes on the challenges of getting broadband:

I researched and dug: why did our cable company wire 50 miles in Maine for the same price as 12 miles in upstate? why isn't there a comprehensive plan to connect the country? and really what is the problem: is it that we can't put the collective brains in the US together to solve this problem or is that the invisible hand of the free market keeps pushing the heads of those trying under water as they keep rising to the surface to gasp for air.

There's more on her blog and much more in her book.

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