Address "portability"

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Sat Apr 6 00:36:03 UTC 1996

At 06:39 PM 4/5/96 -0500, Justin W. Newton wrote:

>At 12:32 PM 4/5/96 -0800, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
>>The California PUC has approved local phone competition within California,
>>with the requirement the phone number portability (between carriers) be
>>fully implemented as soon as possible. Making your phone number stay the
>>same no matter whether you're a PacBell or MFS or TCI customer is exactly
>>the same problem as making IP addresses portable... just wait until ISPs
>>are regulated, and they get the same mandate.
>Uhm, Cisco, you hear that?

Um, and pray tell, what exactly is cisco supposed to do about this?

I'll write my congresscritter if you write yours.  :-)

- paul

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