ACLU joins access fight

McConnell, Bill
July 2002
Broadcasting & Cable;7/15/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 29, p18
Reports the utilization of the free-speech credential of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in the U.S. Support of ACLU for cable-modem access rules; Discussion on broadband architecture; Upgrade of the local systems for high-speed data capacity.


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