Friday, October 21, 2005

Unlimited is not Unlimited

Public Knowledge and the WSJ are reporting that cable and telcos are limiting internet usage, especially for VOIP and video. Interesting. That didn't take long. Might be time to comment on the NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING IN THE MATTER OF CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE BROADBAND ERA. (Docket No 05-271). Comments Due: 01/17/2006. Reply Comments Due: 03/01/2006. <http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-2725A1.doc> <http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-2725A1.pdf> <http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-05-2725A1.txt> On September 23, 2005, the Commission released the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in WC Docket No. 05-271 (NPRM).1 In the NPRM, the Commission sought comment on the need for any noneconomic regulatory requirements necessary to ensure that consumer protection needs are met by all providers of broadband Internet access service, regardless of the underlying technology. A summary of the NPRM was published in the Federal Register on October 17, 2005, triggering the cycle for comments and reply comments. Appropriate Framework for Broadband Access to the Internet over Wireline Facilities; Universal Service Obligations of Broadband Providers,

1 comment:

PPC Search Engine Guru said...

Unlimited is not Unlimited, now there is something I know a little about. Broadband finally showed up in my neighborhood, Lord knows I've waited long enough up here, I just ordered Verizon Online. It's amazing how much faster you can search through these blogs with Verizon Online! I new it would be better and faster but I really had no idea. I'll be back around cause I really like your blog NSP Str egist, I'm bookmark you and come visit more often. You take care now.