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By Susan P. Crawford

ISBN-10: 0300167377

ISBN-13: 9780300167375

Ten years in the past, the U.S. stood on the vanguard of the web revolution. With the various quickest speeds and lowest costs on the earth for high-speed web entry, the country used to be poised to be the worldwide chief within the new knowledge-based financial system. this present day that worldwide aggressive virtue has all yet vanished as a result of a chain of presidency judgements and ensuing monopolies that experience allowed dozens of nations, together with Japan and South Korea, to go us in either velocity and cost of broadband. This regular slide backward not just deprives shoppers of important prone wanted in a aggressive employment and enterprise market—it additionally threatens the commercial way forward for the nation.

This very important booklet via top telecommunications coverage specialist Susan Crawford explores why americans are actually paying even more yet getting less by way of high-speed web entry. utilizing the 2011 merger among Comcast and NBC common as a lens, Crawford examines how we now have created the most important monopoly because the breakup of normal Oil a century in the past. within the clearest phrases, this publication explores how telecommunications monopolies have affected the day-by-day lives of customers and America's worldwide fiscal status.

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