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Thank George Bush For The High Price Of Broadband
Squeezing out competition is what did it, according to a Consumers Union and Consumer Federation of America report:

Allowing cable and telephone companies to squeeze out competition is a double-barreled failure, said Mark Cooper, director of research for the Consumer Federation of America. Americans pay ten to twenty times as much as consumers in Korea and Japan for broadband, and the U.S. has fallen from third to thirteenth in the world in the percentage of citizens with broadband service. Meanwhile, the percentage of households that have the Internet at home has stagnated at about 60 percent.

Posted by aalkon at November 7, 2004 7:07 AM