USA Today

Congress and technology: Do lawmakers understand Google and Facebook enough to regulate them?

A sizable disconnect appears to exist between the technology Americans are using and depending on in their daily lives and the knowledge base of people with the power and responsibility to decide its future and regulation.

Still no affordable fix for a broadband internet connection just out of reach

A few thousand feet can feel much farther when that distance separates a house from the closest wired broadband – and the cost to extend connectivity reaches tens of thousands of dollars.