What Open Access looks like

There was a recent piece on a PBS program called “Need to Know”, very much worth a watch.

Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.

It shows the kind of competition spurred by Open Access rules on infrastructure. Sadly, the FCC is such a basket case, we are unlikely to ever get these kind of sensible rules if we have to rely on them. A recent article by BenoĆ®t Felten explains why. Localities are more apt to understand the urgency and aren’t as insulated from the failures of the existing model.

About Russell Senior

President of Personal Telco Project since August 2009, an officer and Board member since March 2006. Works professionally as a Scientific Data Analyst and Programmer. Also an active member of the Portland Linux Users Group.

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