Isaac writes " Check out this article from The Economist about slow progress in implementing high-speed internet access from home. In true form, The Economist pulls no punches with this analysis, detailing, in clear, readable language, why cable and telco companies are deliberatly stalling on broadband access for the home market. Chock full of examples on how the consumer is being forcibly bent over yet again by media-merger-mania. For once, an "evil corporation" article that doesn't focus on Microsoft. Worth a read. "