<http://www.usatoday.com/tech/wireless/2008-12-01-free-broadband_N.htm>

Free broadband for America has inched closer to reality: The plan,
after two years of debate, is finally on the calendar for a full vote
by the Federal Communications Commission.

Assuming the plan is approved at the FCC's Dec. 18 meeting -- one of
the agency's last before President-elect Obama takes office -- free
broadband could become reality within a year.

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See also "Free Web Plan Being Pushed by FCC Head"
<http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122809560499668087.html?mod=googlenews_wsj>
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