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Re: Brand X decision could mean widespread VoIP blocking
At 02:06 PM 6/28/2005, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:
Harold Willison, my peer and Director of HSI Transport, Design, and Engineering at Adelphia, explains exactly why that would not be a fantastic idea, in the following article:Jeff Pulver makes a good point in a Forbes article when he says "I believe it's a matter of when, not if" providers start blocking VoIP traffic from competitors across their own infrastructure, especially on the heels of the Brand X SCOTUS ruling. "If I'm a service provider offering my own voice over broadband offering, and I've got the ability to block my competition, why not?" http://www.forbes.com/technology/2005/06/28/voip-cable-blocked-cx_de_0628voip.html - ferg
W. Mark Herrick, Jr.
Director - Data and Network Security - Adelphia Communications
5619 DTC Parkway, Greenwood Village, CO 80111