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Re: via the IP list...

  • From: Greg Maxwell
  • Date: Fri Feb 15 11:40:04 2002

On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Patrick wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Fletcher E Kittredge wrote:
> > > The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today said it has tentatively
> > > concluded that broadband Internet access provided over phone lines
> > > constitutes an "information service," and as such may not be subject to the
> > > open-access rules that govern the nation's phone networks.
> > >
> > > While the text of today's "notice of proposed rulemaking" probably won't be
> > > made publicly available for a couple days, the FCC signaled that it intends
> > > to remove some of the regulatory fetters that dictate how the nation's four
> > > Bell phone giants offer broadband services.
> > http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/2002/nrcc0202.html
> > Here is the text of the FCC press release.  For details, it is
> > important to follow the links to the individual comments by individual
> > commissioners.
> In other words, they'll now have the unfettered ability to push everyone
> else out of business.

So, whats the change?

;)






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