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Zero, Six, 6940

It seems that even when IP communications gets a mentioned in the State of the Union address, it is only as a prop for some other thing. The 2011 State of the Union address had 6940 words, 6 mentions of...

The FCC Capitulates on Network Neutrality

As expected the FCC issued new rules to secure an open internet. They are summarized as follows: 1.       Internet service providers (ISPs) must provide services in a transparent manner by disclosing their network management practices and performance characteristics. 2.       ISPs...

Are Current Government Policies Hurting SMBs?

A recent cover story by CRN interviewed small IT related businesses regarding President Obama's 2009/2010 legislative activity/wins and the impact on their business. While I am sure the story was not attempting to accurately poll IT related SMBs, it...

Broadband Access, a Matter of Public Policy?

Julius Genachowski, chair of the FCC, was quite pleased to announce plans to transfer billions of dollars from the USF to develop broadband in rural and underserved areas of the country. More eagerly, the current FCC wants to connect...

Braised, Baked and By the Numbers

Some weekends are tougher to come up with something new to eat. This was one of those weekends. Initially, I considered cooking duck or rabbit but switched to roast beef and turkey wings. I cooked the roast beef because...

An Odd Pairing, Pork and Clams, Obama and Net Neutrality

Two thoughts come to mind as I look back on this weekend's dining delights. First, it is good that the Super Bowl comes once a year as I always prepare too much fried food. Second, remembering one of your...

Roasted Beets and Net Neutrality are on the Menu

Interesting weekend for food. I went into Saturday with no ideas on what to eat. However, my wife had this roasted beet salad she wanted me to make and after a bit of grumbling I agreed to do so....

Conundrum or Kundra

Vivek Kundra has been named as President Obama's CIO. He is the former CTO of the District of Columbia and Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology for Virginia. He looks like someone who has interacted with Washington a fair...

Genachowski and COMPTEL

Well what has been speculated for weeks has finally become official, long time Obama friend and advisor, Julius Genachowski, has been nominated to head the FCC. "He will bring to the job diverse and unparalleled experience in communications and...

Italian Lasagna and an FCC Update

We will get to the Italian Lasagna but first, I missed the mark on Monday. I was so focused on getting my Valentine's Day meal resolved that I missed the announcement of a potential FCC Chairman. Right after I...

The end of Yin and Yang?

I have been speculating that the new administration may be good for us ITSPs as we compete for business in 2009. Looking at key members of the transition team such as Susan Crawford, a professor at the University of...
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