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Old 05-19-2011, 09:04 AM
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Setting the record straight on the North Carolina level playing field bill

The North Carolina Cable and Telecommunications Association responds to a Free Press "hatchet job" and argues that cities rolling out their own broadband, phone, and cable networks often provide unfair competition to private investors.
North Carolina's "level playing field" telecommunications bill has been passed by the state legislature and is waiting on the governor's signature; it will make it more difficult for cities to offer phone, cable, and broadband service. Earlier this week, Free Press wrote an op-ed that opposed the bill; now, the North Carolina Cable and Telecommunications Association fires back at Free Press with a full-throated defense.
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Old 05-19-2011, 05:56 PM
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The industry certainly is upset by the threat of actual competition if they're getting their lobbyists and paid hacks to push bs articles like this out to tech sites.
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