September 19th, 2007
I am at Techcrunch40 (will blog about it later) but like to share this now
via Phil Wolff
Frank Bures’ Wired magazine story looks at Internet Telecommunications Union data to compare raw prices of 100 Kbps broadband access by country. In some parts of the world, broadband costs two months’ of a family’s income.
Bures lays most blame on governments for high rates; artificial scarcity, censorship, and economic discrimination through tariffs only the richest afford put money and power in government pockets.