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2006-05-30 Thread Tom DeReggi
II4A hired 2 lobbyists to write 7 template letters each, so that the 14 templates would sound and look different. Just download, sign and fax to your Congress Critter. How many people downloaded them? Less than 15. How many people were aware of them? I'd argue that could also be a

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2006-05-29 Thread Peter R.
Frank, In the same day as your post on WISPA, you are asking if anyone is filing comments to the BST-ATT merger on other lists. Surely, your supporters will at least take 5 minutes to write a comment. No? Why not? Because it is easier to say I support something verbally than to actually do

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2006-05-29 Thread Frank Muto
I am sure WISPA has a membership fee. As for the announcement, it was just that, an announcement. Surely even you can understand that any other information would not be a strategic move. I actually wanted to announce earlier but felt the ISP-CEO Exchange was better time slot. I'll stick with my

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-28 Thread Peter R.
You better start collecting big $$ and handing checks to Senators or you will never get it off the ground. Don't you remember Penn. PSC over the VZ LD? One week they decide to break it up. ATT says it will cost $250M; VZ says $1B PSC Commissioners afraid that their car would explode. 6 weeks

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-28 Thread Frank Muto
Peter, We can argue this back and forth all day and waste the members of WISPA time. I will say this as nicely as possible, get off the negative soapbox. Past experiences of others, especially those of impotent state PUC's do not interest me, times are different and so are the issues. You voiced

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-27 Thread Frank Muto
wireless@wispa.org Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 11:05 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll After all this time, you still don't get it USF, taxes, and national interest are built into the PSTN. The FCC E-911 ruling was just one hurdle to prevent VoIP from deflowering the PSTN

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-27 Thread Peter R.
Dreaming... hope you have a Plan B, Ethan Hunt. Frank Muto wrote: I do get it, but at a different view point. I'll agree that the USF should still be available, but let's widen the tax base and lower the percentage. This also is a good time to look again at structural separation of the

[WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-25 Thread Cliff Leboeuf
CNN Report http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/05/25/the.web.toll/index.html -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-25 Thread Jeromie Reeves
Is that not that what faster accounts are for?!? Jeromie Cliff Leboeuf wrote: CNN Report… http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/05/25/the.web.toll/index.html -- WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives:

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-25 Thread Frank Muto
Advocacy - WBIATelecom Summit Ad Hoc Committeehttp://gigabytemarch.blog.com/ www.wbia.us - Original Message - From: Cliff Leboeuf To: WISPA General List Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 5:37 PM Subject: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll CNN Report

Re: [WISPA] Coming soon: The Web toll

2006-05-25 Thread Peter R.
After all this time, you still don't get it USF, taxes, and national interest are built into the PSTN. The FCC E-911 ruling was just one hurdle to prevent VoIP from deflowering the PSTN. As it is, at every turn, the BOCs are losing lines. Cable has taken almost 10M VoIP lines already.