Reaction to the FCC Decisions, Dissent, and Next Steps - Community Broadband Bits Episode 141

Community Broadband Bits Episode 141 - Christopher Mitchell and Lisa Gonzalez React to FCC Decisions and Discuss Next Steps

After the FCC decisions to remove barriers to community networks and to reclassify Internet access as a Title II service to enforce network neutrality rules, Lisa and I spend some time discussing the decision and reactions to it.

We also discuss my presentation at Freedom to Connect, where I offer some thoughts on what communities can do in the long term to ensure we end scarcity and the corporate monopoly model of Internet access.

Though we will continue to fight against barriers to local choice and work to ensure every community has the authority to choose the model that best fits it, we plan to spend more time examining how Internet access can be built as infrastructure rather than as for a specific service from a single provider.

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