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The Telecom Digest for April 18, 2012
Volume 31 : Issue 97 : "text" Format
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Re: Verizon accused of avoiding taxes (Wes Leatherock)
Calif prisons to block use of smuggled cell phones (Hancock4)

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Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 07:35:57 -0700 (PDT) From: Wes Leatherock <wleathus@yahoo.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Verizon accused of avoiding taxes Message-ID: <1334673357.708.YahooMailClassic@web111707.mail.gq1.yahoo.com> --- On Mon, 4/16/12, Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> wrote: > According to the "US Uncut" website, verizon avoided paying taxes > on Billions of dollars in revenue. > > See > http://www.usuncut.org/targets/verizon > You don't pay taxes on revenue, only profit. The URL correctly says profit. Wes Leatherock wleathus@yahoo.com wesrock@aol.com
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:59:30 -0400 (EDT) From: Hancock4 <invalid@no-email.telecom-digest.org> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Calif prisons to block use of smuggled cell phones Message-ID: <8CEEADAF8DD74CB-11B8-373AF@webmail-d024.sysops.aol.com> The Los Angeles Times reported that "Global Tel Link, which supplies California lockups with pay phones, will install technology to disable cellphones, which have been used by inmates to run criminal enterprises, intimidate witnesses and organize attacks on guards. The deal won't cost taxpayers a dime, state officials insist, because the company, Global Tel Link, also owns the traditional pay phones prisoners can legally use. Company officials are betting that once the contraband cell devices are disabled, demand for pay phones will skyrocket. California, like other states, is battling a plague of phones smuggled to inmates." for full article please see: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-0417-prison-cellphones-20120417,0,4879542.story -or- http://goo.gl/6V0Fw
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