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New Jersey's lame duck legislative session ends on January 9th. A reliable source tells me that the Market Competition and Consumer Choice Act (SB 2664, aka telecom deregulation) has a chance for passage in the State Senate.
As Jean Luc Picard would say, "Make it so!"
This is an opportunity that New Jersey can ill afford to miss. Regulations written in the cord-board and pony express era are a complete hindrance to modern technologies.
I blogged about the benefits of deregulation back in March.
The usual bunch of AARP and Naderite know-nothings are aligned against it. They won't let go of the past, and thus they'd comdemn us to a luddite future.
Innovation cannot occur when the strong arm of governmental inertia is there to hold us back. The time has come to unleash the power of imagination, to boldly go where no broadband router has gone before. New Jersey can lead the way. Or we can remain a technological backwater, hamstrung by bureaucracy.
The State Senate must pave our way toward the future. All it takes is the guts to embrace real reform. The time is now. Will we remain hidebound? Or will we reach for the stars?
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