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The Telecom Digest for Mar 25, 2015
Volume 34 : Issue 57 : "text" Format
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Re: CenturyLink may exclude service to minorities, critics say (rvh40)
Pointing Fingers in Apple Pay Fraud (Monty Solomon)

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Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:31:49 -0400 (EDT) From: rvh40@insightbb.com To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: CenturyLink may exclude service to minorities, critics say Message-ID: <1864114508.50797044.1427182309448.JavaMail.root@insightbb.com> From: kludge@panix.com (Scott Dorsey) >>We must remember a BIG reason we got rid of the old Bell System business model >>was to eliminate the cross-subsidization that Bell was doing. >Yes, but.... in the end this has resulted in poorer service for many customers >and I believe many people are waking up to the fact that this >cross-subsidization was a very good thing for the system in general. I don't at all miss paying $1.45 a minute for a phone call across the (eight mile away) county line.
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:04:30 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Pointing Fingers in Apple Pay Fraud Message-ID: <1B5D6DC2-4475-496F-AC30-87BE5D60C748@roscom.com> Pointing Fingers in Apple Pay Fraud Some of the nation's banks are privately complaining that Apple Pay may not be so great after all, but the banks may largely have themselves to blame. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/17/business/banks-find-fraud-abounds-in-apple-pay.html -or- http://goo.gl/wQ5pmw

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