Michael Copps for the Washington Post writes that America’s record in expanding broadband access is so poor that it should be regarded as an outrage by every consumer and businessperson in the country. The amount of people with broadband connections is too low, and it is hurting our economy, which will only get worse if we don’t do something about it. Currently, the United States is 15th in the world in broadband penetration according to the International Telecommunication Union. When one factors price and other considerations, the United States currently ranks 21st–right behind Estonia. One of the reasons we have fallen so far behind is because of a lack of competition. United States customers have to contend with a “cable and telephone broadband duopoly.” And that’s the best-case scenario. Most American homes are held hostage to a single broadband provider, and nearly one-tenth have no provider at all…