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By Benjamin M. Compaine

ISBN-10: 0262032929

ISBN-13: 9780262032926

Till the Nineteen Eighties, it was once presumed that technical switch in so much communications providers might simply be monitored from centralized kingdom and federal organizations. This presumption was once lengthy outmoded ahead of the commercialization of the net. With the web, the long-forecast convergence of voice, video, and textual content bits turned a truth. laws, capped by way of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, created new quasi-standards resembling "fair" and "reasonable" for the FCC and courts to use, resulting in nonstop litigation and low gridlock.This ebook addresses many of the many telecommunications parts on which public coverage makers, company strategists, and social activists needs to succeed in contract. subject matters contain the rules of entry, web structure in a advertisement period, communications infrastructure improvement, the electronic Divide, and data coverage concerns reminiscent of highbrow estate and the retransmission of television programming through the web.

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In re Of Regulatory And Policy Problems Presented By The Interdependence Of Computer And Communication Services And Facilities, Docket No. 2d 267, par. 9 (March 18, 1971) (hereinafter Computer I). 9. In re Computer III Remand Proceedings: Bell Operating Company Provision of Enhanced Services, CC Docket No. 95-20, CC Docket No. 98-10, Report and Order, par. 7 (March 10, 1999) (hereinafter Computer III Order 1999). 10. Id. par. 29. 11. Computer and Communications Industry Association v. C. C. Cir.

49. Computer III Order 1999, 14 FCC Rcd. at 4298, par. 13. , Ameritech’s CEI Plan, 13 FCC Rcd. at 90, par. 25; BOC’s Joint Petition, 10 FCC Rcd. at 13765, par. 38; GTE ONA, 11 FCC Rcd. at 1411, par. 46; Bell Atlantic’s CEI Plan, 11 FCC Rcd. at 995, par. 19. 50. Computer III Order 1999, 14 FCC Rcd. 4298, par. 13. , Ameritech’s CEI Plan, 13 FCC Rcd. at 91, par. 27; BOC’s Joint Petition, 10 Where ISPs and Telephone Companies Compete 29 FCC Rcd. at 13765, par. 39; GTE ONA, 11 FCC Rcd. at 1411, par.

25 (1966). 7. Jason Oxman, OPP Working Paper 31, The FCC and the Unregulation of the Internet (July 1999); Barbara Espin, OPP Working Paper 30, Internet Over Cable: Defining the Future In Terms of the Past (August 1998); Kevin Werbach, OPP Paper 29, Digital Tornado: The Internet and Telecommunications Policy (March 1997). gov/opp/workingp. html;. 8. , In re Of Regulatory And Policy Problems Presented By The Interdependence Of Computer And Communication Services And Facilities, Docket No. 2d 267, par.

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