11-20-08, 11:40 AM
WASHINGTON--Rather than investing emergency funds into old economic sectors like the auto industry, the federal government should look to the future and invest in a national broadband strategy, panelists at a broadband symposium said Wednesday. "Let Detroit go bust, let the banks go bust--put $$700 billion into broadband," said Paul Dickson, CEO of the Carbon Disclosure Project. "Broadband is the future." The U.S. economy will surely come to a halt if the country cannot keep ...