[funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)
frnkblk at iname.com
Fri Mar 23 13:42:15 UTC 2007
Don't confuse USF with ICC. It's USF that you're contributing to directly
on your telephone bill and ICC through your long distance payments (which
relates to the at&t case).
From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu] On Behalf Of Andy
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 8:38 PM
To: Roland Dobbins
Cc: NANOG list
Subject: Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)
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.
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