USTelecom attempting behind peoples' backs....
Sep 01, 2018
4:36 PM EDT
|to do a runaround of US states' tougher Net Neutrality laws.
One of July's articles on this is 'Small internet providers face a fight for their lives', found at http://www.engadget.com/2018/07/11/small-internet-providers-...
A couple of weeks ago, a group of CEOs from seven small regional ISPs gathered in Washington to meet with the FCC. In a closed-door conversation with Chairman Ajit Pai and his colleagues, the CEOs made a case against a recent petition filed by USTelecom -- a trade association that claims AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink and Frontier Communications as members. The petition, if granted, would threaten their very existence and, they argue, the future of competitive high-speed internet across the nation.
From the webpage http://www.bridge2broadband.org/learn-more/ ... apparently the USTelecom trade association seems to be bent on pushing through what's called a "Competition Cut Off" by its tactical, devious, behind-the-scenes use of what's called "forbearance".
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