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Net Neutrality Loses

As expected Verizon won, "the DC circuit, in which the appeals court struck down the FCC's net neutrality rules because the the FCC had no mandate under the rules it used to issue that ruling." TechDirt has a good...

1099 vs w2 is Value Versus Time

First, I want to say that there is a big difference between a 1099 contractor and a W-2 employee. That I will explain here with help from the IRS publications. Then I will posit that today, when we hire...

Florida Broadband Litigation Woes

"Florida Rural Broadband Alliance, LLC (FRBA) is a regional collaboration of local governments, community activists and economic development agencies from rural and economically disadvantaged communities located throughout 15 counties within Florida's Northwest Rural Area of Critical Economic Concern (NWRACEC) and...

CallWave Patent Suits and a Rumored Acquisition

At ITEXPO East in Miami Beach, where the parties are never ending it seems. No one thing says this but having spoken with quite a few people and adding it up myself, it looks like Leonid may get bought by...

Nutty News Monday

The list of the worst CEO's of 2012 is out. How is it possible that there are no telecom CEO's on that list?FiberLight is planting another 4,500 miles of dark fiber in Texas. Look out Alpheus. Women in the Channel...

News Items for Your Viewing Pleasure

I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving break. Thanks for reading my stuff! I appreciate it. A bunch of news items for your consumption. Good Technologies sues AirWatch and MobileIron over patent and marketing infringements. 8x8 scored a couple more...

Three Big Jumps This Weekend

The biggest jump over the weekend was Red Bull Stratos: "Felix Baumgartner captured the attention of the web on Sunday when he jumped from a capsule 128,000 feet above Earth and landed safely on the ground in New Mexico." [via...

The Patent Office

Short rant here:  The Patent Office has to update itself to the 21st Century. Read this article  from @techdirt about reselling goods - books, watches, etc. - and how the courts have ruled against resale. Ridiculous.  Where has common sense...

Verizon is in the News a Lot

Hands off the Internet!Sen. Alex Padilla: Bill will preserve hands-off regulatory approach toward VOIP.VZW and T-Mobile are at odds over SpectrumCo spectrum with Verizon saying T-Mobile is hypocritical about spectrum. "Verizon told the FCC in a filing Monday that T-Mobile...

VoIP Termination Squabble

On April 5, 2012, Sprint filed a petition for declaratory ruling raising a number of issues concerning the applicability of tariffed access rates to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)-originated calls. (Issues that the FCC should have already put to bed!)...

US Government Suing AT&T for Fraud

Is Fraud rampant at Ma Bell?ARS wrote an article titled, AT&T collected millions from taxpayers in fraudulent charges, US says. "AT&T improperly received millions of dollars from a government reimbursement fund by ignoring fraudulent use of the IP Relay call...

A Final Note on ATT-T-Mobile

Great quote from this Bloomberg article, "We don’t have any confidence that we are spending all this time and effort and the taxpayers’ money and that we’re not being spun," U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle in Washington said. Every lawsuit,...

InterNAP Sweeps the Legs of Agents

In March, InterNAP notified agents that it would be making changes to the Agent program. It was going Master-centric.  According to the phone call I just received, 400+ agents that have agreements with InterNAP were given the boot. With 30...

Local CLEC Sues Verizon for Anti-Trust

AstroTel, a local CLEC in Sarasota, FL, filed the complaint in federal court in the Middle District of Florida against Verizon Communications, Inc. and Verizon Florida, LLC for repeated violations of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, the Lanham Act, and the RICO...

Google Sued by VoIP

VoIP Inc. has sued Google over Click-to-Call patents. The Reuters story is here. Apparently, VoIP Inc. tried to sue Google over trade secrets before, when VoIP Inc. was basic defunct, having shut down its VoIP operations and laying off all employees. At that...

For All You iPhone People

"A federal class-action lawsuit will move forward against Apple (AAPL) and AT&T (T) for "locking" iPhones to AT&T's network, and Apple's control over which apps can be installed on the owner's phone." I tend to agree with Seeking Alpha that...

VoIP Access Ruling

"On February 18, 2010, a federal district court stepped in to fill the gap left by the FCC's silence on the issue of whether transmission of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP")-originated calls is an information service exempt from access charges...

ISP Sues ILEC for $10B

Network Tallahassee, Inc. is suing Embarq (now called CenturyLink) for $10 Billion dollars in Florida Northern District Court. Network Tallahassee is suing the ILEC over persistent billing errors and other miscellaneous issues pertaining to every ISP business, whereby your vendor...

NYT Explains Traffic Pumping

The New York Times has an article explaining "traffic pumping" here. This practice largely centers around Iowa Independent phone companies who are partnering with phone service companies like chat lines and free conferencing companies. AT&T has been complaining to the FCC...

Is Cbeyond in Trouble?

On Andrew Left's blog, he points to a 100+ page FTC complaint from customers of Cbeyond. Maybe he isn't familiar with telecom, because most carriers have numerous complaints at the FCC. LNP (porting numbers) is a growing concern which the FCC...

It's an AT&T Monday

This week starts with AT&T being sued and boycotted.First up is STS Telecom's FCC complaint alleging fraud, discrimination, and unfair competitive practices by AT&T. Apparently, the FTC nor DOJ won't accept any anti-trust complaints against the LEC Giants. We don't...

Wouldn't Eminent Domain Work?

BellSouth and Cox fought Lafayette (LA) over the municipal fiber project (LUS) to the  tune of $500,000 in legal fees. Who do you think paid those fees? Taxpayers and consumers.Then there's the Embarq, TimeWarner Cable fight over the Wilson (NC)...

VOIP Patent Settlements

We haven't heard a lot about VoIP patent litigation since Vonage took it in the pants when everyone and their momma sued them for patent infridgement. VoIP Inc. was supposed to license their patents, but those guys are running from...

Will Verizon Agents Get Screwed Again?

Remember the MCI Agents who didn't like the new deal under the Verizon Business umbrella, who were pushed aside and lost commissions? Did you know that when Verizon did their funky little deal with Fairpoint over the New England region,...

Nothing but Headlines: DPI, Caps, Clearwire

I'm seeing a lot of news in our space but not enough time to cover it all or analyze it, so here's just the headlines:DPI (deep packet inspection) by cable being investigated by Congress. It scares the crap out of...
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