I have not been bored since I learned to read. I would read anything and everything; and what with the public libraries and my family’s collection, I didn’t often run out of material. Unless there was a planning failure. If I forgot to stick a book in my pocket. Did you know other houses don’t […]
If not careful, the brogrammers responsible for the attention deficit economy and big data collection will find their work has gone the way of interactive television. People use tools because they are — wait for it — useful. You’re not the customer; you’re the product. A web browser keeps, or kept, a history of where the […]
There’s too much wrong with the FCC — in all its various political, technical, and regulatory aspects — to get into arguments on the line. However, I’d like to point out one small piece of anecdata from Number Two Daughter’s iPhone 6. From the customer’s perspective, Internet access providers are common carriers. Number Two Daughter […]
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“Yahoo tacks fees onto e-mail, storage features: The company said it will begin charging for a feature that lets people check their Yahoo e-mail messages from outside services. In addition, the company will limit public access to its data storage service in hopes of persuading people to pay for it.” [c|net] Expect more of the […]
SBC: We’ll hit our numbers: “The company said it plans to focus on building its operations in the United States by expanding into new markets such as long-distance voice and data services, Internet and wireless.” Ah, expanding into the Internet market. I wonder how that works. 😉
Jon’s Radio: “How do they do it? My theory: less time spent in meetings.” ROFLMAO At one time, SBC was intending to migrate their members’ personal home pages to our servers. Why didn’t it happen? I was only involved for six months, but the project had gone nowhere for 18 months before that: meetings, staff […]
House bill gives broadband boost to Bells: The bill “means we’ll have choice and competition in that marketplace and all Americans will enjoy the benefits instead of just a few,” said Rep. Billy Tauzin, a Louisiana Republican and the chief sponsor of the measure. I wonder if he’s tried to get a DSL line.
Sites Revealed Passwords For Thousands Of Ameritech Users: Until earlier today, usernames, passwords and other sensitive information for tens of thousands of SBC-Ameritech.net customers were available to anyone with a Web browser and the proper Internet address, according to information obtained by Newsbytes.
Minnesota looks into switch of Qwest DSL users The state Commerce Department is investigating whether tens of thousands of Minnesotans have been treated fairly in the switch of Qwest high-speed Internet access customers to Microsoft’s MSN online service. I would not be too surprised if something like this happens during the transfer of services from […]
FCC News Release: FCC PROPOSES $6 MILLION FINE AGAINST SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. In approving the license transfers, the Commission required SBC to offer the shared transport unbundled network element in the former Ameritech states on terms at least as favorable as those offered to telecommunications carriers in Texas as of August 27, 1999. In today’s […]