Why is Congress considering such anti-consumer telecom bills?

One of the most disheatening things about all the astroturf groups that lobby for telecom legislation is their effectiveness in controlling the media story. So, I was delighted to see an article from telecom industry analyst (and activist) Bruce Kushnick come in over the wire:

Bruce Kushnick writes that both telecom bills before Congress would be huge giveaways to the very same telecommunications giants that have in the past pocketed massive government subsidies while shafting consumers and knee-capping American competitiveness. But they've taken very good care of members of Congress.

Read the full article over at Harvard University's Neiman foundation.

Important: if you think more people should see Bruce's article, then go here and Digg it.