Don’t be Evil

While Google’s famous value statement is endearing, I’m reminded of this quote made by a famous physician:

“I have found that evil usually triumphs unless good is very very careful”.

Verizon is pulling out all the stops to keep its head out of the noose…it helps to have friends in high places…

FCC fast-tracking 700MHz open-access rule changes under intense Verizon lobbying? – Engadget

Well, according to “industry sources,” FCC chairman Kevin Martin is “aggressively pushing” for revisions to the 700MHz open-access rule in response to Verizon Wireless’ lobbying efforts. However, having been met with an internal FCC “backlash” last week, Martin is said to be preparing a “declaratory ruling” in an effort to fast-track support for VZW’s claim outside of the normal public-comment process.

700 MHz Auction: Google Takes Another Shot At Verizon « GigaOM

RCR Wireless reports that Verizon might have been doing some behind-the-scenes lobbying in order to get the provisions watered down. In a blog post, Google is taking issue with Verizon’s contention, and points out that they have been in touch with the FCC.

Published in: on October 4, 2007 at 3:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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