How Do We Bring High-Speed Internet to All Americans?

In his second inaugural address, President Obama spoke of the need to claim the promise of the new technology that will power the economy of the future. Now, in a New York Times op-ed, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Crawford puts herself in the shoes of the FCC chair and outlines three policies that would make Internet access faster and more affordable for everyone in America. "With a truly pro-competition agenda at the F.C.C.," Crawford argues, "we could discover great reservoirs of increased productivity and new forms of making a living."

Click here to read the full article. For more, check out Crawford's new book, Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, available now from Yale University Press.

To arrange an interview with Susan Crawford or request a review copy of Captive Audience, please contact Tim Price.

 

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