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Broadband Roundup: FCC, Congress and Broadband Providers Clash On Municipal Broadband

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2004 – The House of Representatives passed an amendment Wednesday¬† in a 223-220 vote to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from preempting state laws that forbid municipal broadband networks, the National Journal reported. U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., spearheaded the proposal, according to Ars Technica, on the argument that the FCC has… Keep Reading

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