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New Bill Would Boost Muni-Broadband

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-California) has proposed legislation to prohibit states from trying to restrict muni-broadband. The Federal Communications Commission recently ruled that federal law trumped state restrictions on muni-broadband, but an appellate court struck down that move. Consumer groups cheered news of Eshoo's bill, but the measure has "little to no chance of passing," predicts DSLReports.

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