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Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

  • From: Andy Davidson
  • Date: Tue Mar 20 20:40:45 2007

On 13 Mar 2007, at 20:31, Roland Dobbins wrote:

On Mar 13, 2007, at 11:19 AM, Daniel Senie wrote:

A universal service charge could be applied to all bills, with the funds going to subsidize rural areas.

This is already done in the U.S., to no discernible effect.

That isn't *quite* the opinion that AT&T have ...


Although that is people using the rural kickback as a loophole to provide free telephony to people outside the area.. still shows that regulation always comes with an unexpected effect when times, technology and ideas advance.