OP/ED: All (Broadband) Politics Are Local; A Chance for Individuals to Make a Difference


EDITOR’S NOTE: Julian Macassey who has been involved with efforts to bring broadband internet to all in Tillamook County, and written several articles for the Pioneer sent along with article. From Julian: “A friend of mine wrote an excellent article on broadband fiber. I’d appreciate it if you could share this with your readers.” 

By Cory Doctorow

“We’re the phone company, we don’t care.” –Lily Tomlin

A graph showing the relative speeds of 4G, 5G, DSL, cable and fiber.
Image: EFF