COMMENTS | Updated: Thu, Apr 27, 2006 6:31 pm PDT

Discussing: Help! This is Not an Emergency
Thu, Apr 27, 2006 | 6:31 pm PDT | By Tom Evslin

Note that comments filed on the petition are now available here. Disappointingly, the LECs are taking a negative approach.  I posted preliminary comments on their comments here. → Read

Discussing: Powell Warns Net Neutrologists Not to Be Naive
Thu, Apr 27, 2006 | 12:12 am PDT | By Howard C. Berkowitz

To follow up on the preceding post, I am aware of the safe harbor provisions of the Communications Decency Act, Section 230(c) if my memory is correct.  Nevertheless, I beleive that safe harbor applies to those who do not look at content. Non-neutral carriers, even if they only look at… → Read

Discussing: Today's Carrier Networks as Trollways?
Tue, Apr 25, 2006 | 2:33 pm PDT | By George Muenz

Excellent article, and oh so true. In fact, Telcos today are seeking to increase usage fees for those who use more bandwidth, despite the fact that Telcos pay less< /u> the more bandwidth they use or nothing at all under Peering arrangements. George Muenz PortaOne. → Read

Discussing: Powell Warns Net Neutrologists Not to Be Naive
Mon, Apr 24, 2006 | 7:33 am PDT | By Howard C. Berkowitz

I’ve wondered if there is a forgotten legal danger to the telcos and cable providers in going against net neutrality. In the past, whenever there is an attempt to make them parties to civil (and sometimes criminal) litigation over threatening, obscene, or otherwise objectionable content transmitted over their wires, they… → Read

Discussing: Secure Voice over IP: Zfone Released
Thu, Mar 16, 2006 | 10:00 pm PDT | By Howard C. Berkowitz

Ah yes. It will be interesting to see what happens when strongly encrypted voice hits wide-open interception. Back to traffic analysis, I suppose. → Read

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