The nation's high court this week gave the latest hard knock to key rules in the highly regulated telecommunications industry. Now the question is whether the century-old competition scheme will
topple completely, or settle back into a new structure. Proponents of "open access" suffered a major setback on Monday in the so-called Brand X case, when the U.S. Supreme Court decided (.pdf) that
the cable industry doesn't have to let competitive ISPs onto its wires.
Read the whole story at Wired, June 28, 2005 »