] ] Under the ruling, the Bells won't have to allow
] ] competitors fair access to new high-speed fiber-optic
] ] lines and facilities they say they will deploy in the
] ] future.
] ] What this likely means, unfortunately, is that the Bells
] ] will use their current power in local voice and data
] ] service to subsidize dominance in next-generation data
] ] services.
Like I said in my previous posts, how the FCC could've blown ALL THREE major issues in such spectacular fashion, and then put all the mess onto the states, in one fell swoop... well... I'm stunned. That takes talent!
Some of the stuff that's happened in the last 5 years when it comes to legislation is just amazing. The DMCA, the DOJ vs Microsoft, the Berman Bill, and now this... what are they smoking in DC?