Regulate the Web as If Life Depended on It

The Web is as woven into our daily lives as electricity, water and the telephone, which is why Internet service providers should be regulated like utilities.

As essential as electricity and indoor plumbing.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Most Americans can’t imagine life without the Internet. They go online to work, to communicate and to get news about the world.  If the technorati in Silicon Valley have their way, health care, education and transportation (hello Uber!) will depend on  a reliable, fast connection to the Internet too, through wearable devices, tablets and mobile phones. 

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