FCC Broadband plan – BOHICA

Take a look at your cable, internet and telephone bills sometime. You’ll see multiple additional charges or “service fees” that go to federal, state and local governments. Some of these are FCC mandated charges to help provide telephone and broadband services to “underserved” areas – to the “poor” and rural areas. Well, your government, through the FCC, wants to address that. According to these stories (here and here), they’re going about it the wrong way. But hey, it’s government – they specialize in FAIL.

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