Art Alexion on 6 Dec 2010 14:29:23 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Net Neutrality

On Monday, December 06, 2010 04:18:39 pm Doug Stewart wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Claude M. Schrader
> <> wrote:
> > I don't have a source for this, but I'm pretty sure the state gave
> > Verizon many millions of dollars in the early 00s to fund their FTTP
> > project. It wasn't completely paid for by us, but we did contribute.
> > 
> > Besides, FiOS runs on public telephone poles, and underneath public
> > roads. That is a resource we have given use of to Verizon.
> Once again, Bell Atlantic is a special case. Ma Bell WAS a
> gov't-sponsored/allowed monopoly and thus operates under a different
> set of historical conditions and constraints.
> Verizon != all ISPs, though, which is my point.

Doug, I have nothing more than your thoughts on this, but is there a chance 
you should be disclosing some sort of connection to Comcast?

Art Alexion

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