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Re: How low can Worldcom stock go?

  • From: Richard Irving
  • Date: Wed Jun 26 11:00:19 2002

And Just think,

  The perpetrator of this fraud was the guiding light
for the American Internet fair peering practices policy.

  Imagine that.
 
 Now, someone explain how an internet provider convinced congress that
it didn't really have to carry an -internet customers- packet from one 
side of its -=own=- network to the other side, unless -=both=-  
parties paid it money ?

  With the recent rash of chapter 11's and 13's perhaps we should 
be re-examining the peering practices in America...

  It appears this "Ebbers Ethics" thing isn't working.


My .02c

<LURK LURK LURK - don't -=even=- ignore the markup>
Marc Pierrat wrote:
> 
> Unfortunately this event will not only affect Worldcom, but the entire industry in a significant way.  This is, afterall, one of the largest reported cases of fraud in US history.
> 
> MP
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> > Deepak Jain
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 8:02 PM
> > To: blitz; ekgermann@cctec.com
> > Cc: nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu
> > Subject: RE: How low can Worldcom stock go?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I am pretty sure a 5 quarter restatement will reduce its chances of future
> > respectability.
> >
> > DJ
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> > blitz
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 7:40 PM
> > To: ekgermann@cctec.com
> > Cc: nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu
> > Subject: Re: How low can Worldcom stock go?
> >
> >
> >
> > Worldcom stands a chance of making money in the future, Adelphia has
> > absolutely NO chance of ever regaining any sort of respectability.
> >
> > After all Wcom owns UUnet...they own the fat pipes..
> >
> > Adelphia cries when it has to purchase a few T3's cause their cablemodem
> > system is clogged...
> >
> >
> >
> > At 19:03 6/25/02 -0400, you wrote:
> > >Any bets where they will bottom out at?  Lets see if they can
> > beat Adelphia
> > >at $0.05 on 6/21/02
> > >
> > >
> > >----
> > >
> > > >From WSJ Tech alerts.
> > >
> > >WORLDCOM UNCOVERED what appears to be one of the largest corporate frauds
> > in
> > >history with the discovery of more than $3 billion in expenses that were
> > >improperly booked as capital expenditures.
> > >
> > >For more information, see:
> > >
> > >http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB1025044139757626480,00.html
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >=================================================================
> > =========
> > >   Eric Germann                                        CCTec
> > >   ekgermann@cctec.com                                 Van Wert OH 45801
> > >   http://www.cctec.com                                Ph:  419 968 2640
> > >                                                       Fax: 603 825 5893
> > >
> > >"The fact that there are actually ways of knowing and characterizing the
> > >extent of one's ignorance, while still remaining ignorant, may ultimately
> > be
> > >more interesting and useful to people than Yarkovsky"
> > >
> > >   -- Jon Giorgini of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
> >
> >
> >
> >




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