) and Portland, Ore., duked it out today in a federal appeals court over local authority to require cable-Internet access.
Meanwhile, the cable industry and access advocates kept up their fight on the ground, with mandatory access gaining on a victory in St. Louis, Mo. - its biggest market to date - but still stalled in Seattle. Full story
. -- Louis Trager and Randy Barrett, Inter@ctive Week
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