FCC Deals Blow to DSL Competition

Slashdot carries a story on the FCC’s reclassification of DSL as “information service” instead of “telecommunications.” The result is a major blow to America’s communications infrastructure. Without competition on copper from companies like Sonic.net, the US will slip further and further behind places like Korea and Hong Kong as they move towards connections of 100 megabits per second or faster. See FCC Reclassifies DSL, Drops Common Carrier Rules.