Nashville’s high-speed internet providers failed to reach an agreement Wednesday after an all-day meeting about Google Fiber's access to utility poles. Google, Comcast, and AT&T met at the request of Mayor Megan Barry, who is seeking faster rollout of service. But the companies remain stuck at an impasse over rules that govern how wires are attached to poles.
We want to do right by the people we care about. But sometimes, honoring someone's wishes can put us at odds with social norms, our own values, or even the law. In this episode of Neighbors, three stories where the desire to honor wishes pushes us into uncomfortable territory.