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Re: SBC forcing new contract on ISPs

  • From: Bruce Robertson
  • Date: Mon Jun 25 14:59:04 2001

You're right, but what can I do?  I will lose my customers if they are forced
to switch to PPPoE.  So SBC wins either way.

As the article mentions, this will likely end up in a courtroom somewhere.

> At 11:23 AM -0700 6/25/01, Bruce Robertson wrote:
> >So the upshot is that I won't sign a contract that forces me to do something
> >impossible, and certainly against by business interests.
> 
> ... so then your contract expires, and only SBC remains.
> 
> This hurts SBC precisely how, again?
> 
> Not faulting you, in fact I applaud your stance, but let's not harbor 
> any delusions that your stance will do anything but benefit SBC. The 
> more people who end their SBC contracts that way, the more DSL 
> customers are suddenly beached looking for a quick reinstall, 
> something you can bet SBC will be poised to provide.
> 
> D
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Bruce Robertson, President/CEO				     +1-775-348-7299
Great Basin Internet Services, Inc.			fax: +1-775-348-9412
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