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Tennessee says muni broadband law limits cities not service 24 November 2015 -

The Federal Communications Commission went beyond the bounds of regulating interstate telecommunications when it issued an order that preempted state restrictions on municipal broadband systems in Tennessee and North Carolina. That’s one of two core arguments that the state of Tennessee made yesterday as it rebutted the FCC’s defence of the order in a federal appeals court case

The Order contains none of the hallmarks of interstate communications policy regulation; it is neither neutral nor ... continue reading »

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