California’s broadband fund ignores fiber and favors slow DSL by Ernesto Falcon, EFF
The California legislature needs to fix CASF and convert it into a fiber infrastructure fund focused on upgrading Californian communities into the 21stcentury. To do so, the legislature needs to amend the broadband standard for eligible projects to 100 mbps download by 100 mbps upload with low latency and establish that as the new goal by deleting the DSL standard.
Bayfield moves toward improved broadband plan by Shannon Mullane, Herald
Waterloo, Cedar Falls Utilities fear new broadband rules by Tim Jamison, The Courier
Big telecom say it has first amendment right to sell your private data by Karl Bode, Vice
Last June, Maine passed a new law intended to protect broadband user privacy. The law demands ISPs clearly disclose what data is collected and who it’s sold to, requiring that users opt in to the sale of sensitive location or financial data. The law also bans ISPs from charging you extra if you want your privacy protected, a practice AT&T engaged in for years.
NH law could hasten local broadband buildout by Adam Sullivan, WCAX 3