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Re: fcc ruling on dsl providers' access to infrastructure

  • From: Joseph S D Yao
  • Date: Wed Aug 10 12:22:51 2005

On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 11:22:23AM -1000, Randy Bush wrote:
> >>>> Yes there is a major concern that the government has
> >>>> just ellminated every isp that is currently permitted
> >>>> to use another carriers dsl lines to provide
> >>>> service's.
> >>> will the ilec's start offering competitive services (not bw,
> >>> but non-dynamic ips or small blocks to end-users?)
> >> if their competition has been eliminated by fcc ruling, what
> >> does 'competitive' pricing mean?
> > that which is set by the gov't rulings? :)
> 
> and, for this morning's pop quiz, what is the classic term for an
> economy of private ownership and government control?


"regulation", ISTM.  Just like before the Big Bell Breakup.  With govt-
sanctioned virtual monopolies.  Hmmm.  Relevance to MS case?  Except w/o
any regulation, in that case.


-- 
Joe Yao
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