US Internet Speed Is a Joke

Susan Crawford finds lack of a fiber-optic upgrade plan 'embarrassing'

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 13, 2012 1:52 PM CST

(Newser) – The real threat to US Internet isn't foreign intervention—it's that it currently sucks. Cable companies have kept access limited, expensive, and relatively slow by global standards, complains Susan Crawford at Wired. Roughly a third of Americans don't have broadband access, and...   Read full story »


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