HR 1542

Steve Sobol sjsobol at
Sat May 5 21:46:06 UTC 2001

Charles Sprickman wrote:

> Adelphia is not a regulated public utility, that's the difference.

Since when are cable companies not regulated?

(Did they suddenly give up their monopoly positions in the
areas they serve?)

> The ILECs can refuse to resell other elements, but the copper really
> should remain and unbundled element.  The best (and most unlikely) remedy
> I've seen is to put all the copper under control of a neutral third party
> through which both the ILECs and CLECs would order lines...

Certainly would help. Well, maybe. The same problems might exists as
exist with ICANN in the TLD world.

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