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The Telecom Digest for Mar 4, 2015
|Some may ask where all this may lead beyond mere material progress. It leads to a release of the energies of men and women from the dull drudgery of life to a wider vision and a higher hope. It leads to the opportunity for greater and greater service, not alone from man in our own land, but from our country to the whole world. It leads to an America, healthy in body, healthy in spirit, unfettered, youthful, eager with a vision searching beyond the farthest horizons, with an open mind, sympathetic and generous.||Herbert Hoover|
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|Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:38:04 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: John Oliver mocks Verizon, celebrates Net neutrality decision Message-ID: <email@example.com> Technically Incorrect: After persuading people to offer input on the agency's proposed rules -- which crashed the FCC website's comment system -- the comedian crows a little over last week's ruling. by Chris Matyszczyk Did calling FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler a dingo steer the Net Neutrality debate to its conclusion? Ever since comedian John Oliver spent 13 minutes on his HBO show in June explaining his views on this difficult topic -- causing the public-comment system on the FCC's website to crash -- there have been mutterings that his intervention was decisive. It was inevitable, therefore, that he might spend a couple of minutes of last night's "Last Week Tonight" in a mood of celebration. On Thursday, the FCC voted to adopt new Net neutrality rules to preserve an open Internet. ... He did reserve, though, a special slap for Verizon. You might remember that when last week's decision emerged, Verizon chose to issue a press release in Morse code.He did reserve, though, a special slap for Verizon. You might remember that when last week's decision emerged, Verizon chose to issue a press release in Morse code. http://www.cnet.com/news/john-oliver-mocks-verizon-celebrates-net-neutrality-decision/ -or- http://goo.gl/kDqpPE -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly)|
|Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:58:28 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: You're Paying Too Much for Wireless Message-ID: <email@example.com> You're Paying Too Much for Wireless. Here's how Google will change that. By Will Oremus The average American mobile phone bill amounts to well over $1,000 a year. That's more than home Internet and basic cable combined. It doesn't have to be that way, and your wireless company knows it. Startups like FreedomPop know it, too. Now, it seems, so does Google http://www.slate.com/articles/technology -or- http://goo.gl/9JQFYO -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly)|
|Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:48:40 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Scam involves Verizon Cell customers Message-ID: <email@example.com> Mason City, Iowa | Verizon customers are the targets of a scam trying to get their personal information. According to a caller, they received a call from a number which appeared to originate in Barbados. The individual told the caller their computer virus programs were not working and Verizon needed personal information from them to remedy the situation. http://globegazette.com/ -or- http://goo.gl/FBDcxH -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly)|
|Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:12:28 -0500 From: Bill Horne <bill@horneQRM.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Big changes atop CenturyLink cloud as Higginbotham departs Message-ID: <email@example.com> by Barb Darrow Andrew Higginbotham, the CenturyLink exec who helped bring that telco into the modern cloud computing era, is leaving the company after 14 years, Gigaom has learned. Higginbotham, who was SVP of cloud and technology, led CenturyLink's $3.2 billion acquisition of Savvis in 2011 and subsequent purchases of AppFog, Tier 3 and DataGardens, all deals done to build the company's cloud-and-services portfolio. https://gigaom.com/2015/02/26/big-changes-atop-centurylink-cloud-as-higginbotham-departs/ -or- http://goo.gl/oJ0Vd7 -- Bill Horne (Remove QRM from my address to write to me directly)|
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