Saturday, July 21, 2007

various news bits...

  • Microsoft is teaming up with Jwire to offer free, ad-supported wi-fi. [source]
  • The Senate Commerce Committee took the first step to improve the quality of broadband data used by the FCC. In a vote, the committee unanimously approved legislation to require the agency to revise its calculations on high-speed connection penetration rates. [internetnews]
  • T endorses the FCC spectrum plan [source]
  • FCC asks for comments on network neutrality, gets 27,000 of them
  • Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) filed a comment to the FCC on Net Neutrality, saying it is "crucial to the democracy and economic growth of the United States."
  • STT can increase its stake in Global Crossing - up to 66% per FCC [source]
  • Local Gov't sue FCC on Video Franchise Ruling [source]
  • FCC and Markey want Carterphone for wireless [internetnews]
  • SPAM Isn’t Killing Email - SPAM Filters Are

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