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Re: via the IP list...
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? ;)