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Broadband Fight Heads to Congress

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 »

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