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Re: [Latest draft of Internet regulation bill]

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Mon Nov 14 11:23:21 2005

In message <Pine.GSO.4.58.0511141103370.27792@clifden.donelan.com>, Sean Donela
n writes:
>
>On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Blaine Christian wrote:
>> We are talking about an infrastructure that does not lend itself very
>> well to market forces.  In many places FFTH and/or DSL from a single
>> carrier are becoming the only options.  I would not count a 500ms
>> satellite hop as an option <grin>.
>
>The cable industry claims 97% of the households passed in the US.  Why
>don't you consider it an option?
>
Do they claim to pass 97% with two-way cable?

		--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb






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