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Sen. Luján Relying on Flawed Study to Claim Broadband Discrimination

Mark Twain once said “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

This has never been more true than in the debate over whether there are disparities in access to broadband internet due to racial discrimination.

In a recent letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., chair of the U.S. Commerce Committee’s broadband subcommittee, urged the commission to move quickly to adopt new rules to prohibit such digital discrimination.

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