It’s Time to Break Up AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner and the Rest of the Telecoms
By David Rosen and Bruce Kushnick, AlterNet
Posted on May 11, 2011, Printed on May 13, 2011
To join the fight to break up the telecom giants, check out the Web site Break Up the Communications Trusts! and ‘like’ them on Facebook.
At the dawn of the 20th century, the oil pipes defined America. As the 21st century emerges, the information pipes define America and the world.
A century ago, a courageous muckraker, Ida Tarbell, wrote a series of articles that lead to the breakup of Standard Oil, which had become a trust controlling the energy and associated industries to fix prices, restrict competition and harm the nation.