EFF Call for sign-ons: ISPs, networking companies and engineers opposed to FCC privacy repeal

Fletcher Kittredge fkittred at gwi.net
Wed Mar 29 20:43:22 UTC 2017

The vast majority of obligations you describe continue to exist and don't
have anything to do with this bill.

On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 4:02 PM, Mark Radabaugh <mark at amplex.net> wrote:

> > On Mar 29, 2017, at 9:59 AM, Joe Loiacono <jloiacon at csc.com> wrote:
> >
> > Lowering barriers to entry is where the next political focus should be.
> >
> > Joe Loiacono
> >
> And there you have much of the problem with this privacy bill.
> Read the actual Report and Order:  https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_
> public/attachmatch/FCC-16-148A1.pdf <https://apps.fcc.gov/edocs_
> public/attachmatch/FCC-16-148A1.pdf>
> 219 pages
> You want to start a competitive ISP these days?   Make sure you:
> Incorporate your business
> Obtain Liability, Workers Comp, Unemployment, Auto Insurance
> Comply with the FCC Privacy Act (short reading, requires considerable
> investment in tracking opt in, opt out, privacy policies)
> File the mandatory FCC 477 filings twice a year with detailed information
> on the geolocation of all of your customers and service area.
> If offering VoIP service file your 499-A and Quarterly 499-Q’s with the FCC
> Draft your “Open Internet Disclosure Statement”, pay a FCC lawyer a couple
> grand to renew it, make sure it’s prominent on your website
> Build your website
> Obtain bandwidth and IP, fill out your ARIN information.
> Make up your “Consumer Label” for Broadband:
> https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/consumer-labels-broadband-services <
> https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/consumer-labels-broadband-services>
> (probably need a lawyer for this too..)
> Pay the lawyer to write your “Terms of Service” so that you have at least
> some chance of surviving the lawsuits
> Implement your CALEA plan and file that paperwork with the FBI so they can
> find you
> Register with the Copyright office so that you can deal with DMCA notices.
> Establish your copyright policy and procedures.  Have your lawyer review
> it.
> Make sure you comply with 18 USC 2258A regarding reporting and
> registration for kiddie porn, train your employees
> Make sure you have a CPNI policy, training, and report to the FCC yearly
> Implement and file your Section 255 “Disability Rights” policy and make
> sure you file yearly with the FCC your information
> Slap up a Ubiquiti access point and you can now make millions of dollars
> in short order.
> I’m sure I forgot a few things like “build your network”, but that’s
> simple.
> Mark

Fletcher Kittredge

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