By Cyrus Farivar – South Carolina has become the latest state in the union to pass a state-level bill that effectively makes it difficult, if not impossible, for municipalities to create their own publicly owned Internet service provider that could compete with private corporations. The bill passed the South Carolina General Assembly and Senate on Wednesday (June 27) and awaits the signature of the state’s governor.
- South Carolina Bans Municipal Broadband (q-ontech.blogspot.com)
- South Carolina passes bill restricting municipal broadband (theverge.com)
- South Carolina clamps down on municipal Wi-Fi menace (bgr.com)