“We are probably the only industrialized country without a national strategy,” said Copps. “We have let the world go by while we deregulate and reclassify things and move them from one part of the Telecom Act to another, as if we are accomplishing something. We proceed with the naive assumption that an invisible hand will somehow get this done.”That's just about as right as one can get in two sentences. And refreshingly tart to boot.
(From U.S. Lags in Broadband Deployment by Cathy Swirbul)