McCain and Obama on Broadband
I've just published an article in the Washington Monthly about the differences between Obama and McCain's technology policies. Here are the fact checking materials and some useful links:
There's lots of data about how exactly the US scores in broadband access, all of them showing the same trend. This is I think the best study and it's where I got my main data:
Here's a great article, also from The Washington Monthly, on competition and the 1996 Telecommunications Act
A summary of McCain's Merger Review Act.
One of many stories about McCain's connection to Telecomm lobbyists.
The data on political donors is all from Opensecrets.org
Forbes list of top telecomm companies.
The 1996 Telecommunications Act
FCC eliminates facilities sharing.