Stuck in Low Gear?
The United States is falling behind the rest of the world in the choice, availability and cost of high speed Internet access, says law professor and author Susan Crawford. She's pushing a government-led build-out of broadband infrastructure, akin to FDR's push for rural electrification, and says monopolistic cable and phone companies worsen the digital divide. Critics disagree.
Susan Crawford, law professor, Cardozo School of Law, NYC
Lev Gonick, CEO, OneCommunity
Berin Szoka, president, Tech Freedom
Geoffrey Manne, executive director, International Center for Law & Economics