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Why We Should All Be Worried About ‘Chokepoint Capitalism'

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Ten minutes into our Zoom call, Cory Doctorow's voice begins to stutter. His internet connection is giving out-first the audio goes, and then the video too. He fiddles with cables for a few minutes while I, halfway across the world, wait behind a black screen.
When Doctorow reappears, he tells me a story. The city in California where he lives borrowed money to lay high-speed internet cables to serve businesses in the center of town. But the terms of the deal prohibited the city from connecting the cables to people's homes. A cable carrying a 100 gigabit-per-second internet connection runs...
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