1996-03-10 - Re: FCC Sets Comment Date for Internet Phone Call Rulemaking (fwd)

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From: Mutant Rob <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 6df046e059bc434e078483972334b26f6a9151c2c7f14b5b8bf8bf17924e8437
Message ID: <199603090239.VAA01613@bb.hks.net>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-03-10 10:11:56 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 10 Mar 1996 18:11:56 +0800

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From: Mutant Rob <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 1996 18:11:56 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: FCC Sets Comment Date for Internet Phone Call Rulemaking (fwd)
Message-ID: <199603090239.VAA01613@bb.hks.net>
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Henry Huang wrote:
> ------- Start of forwarded message -------
> From: "Neal J. Friedman" <njf@commlaw.com>[..]
> The FCC has acted with astonishing speed in setting a date for comments 
> the ACTA petition to regulate telephone calls via the Internet.  It is 
> uncommon for rule making petitions to sit for weeks, months, even years
> without action.  ACTA filed its petition on March 6th and two days [..]

Odd that I have yet to see this in any business news.  Has it made the
WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg or TWP?

Also odd that the FCC could try to regulate it. Not much they can do
if someone outside the US uses IPhone or the like.
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