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

Andy Davidson andy at nosignal.org
Wed Mar 21 00:38:22 UTC 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 ...

    ... http://gigaom.com/2007/02/07/atts-free-call-bill-2-million/

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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