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Re: ISP FCC exemption

  • From: Larry Snyder
  • Date: Tue May 04 19:04:51 1999

Check out:
http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Factsheets/nominute.html
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"Roeland M.J. Meyer" <rmeyer@mhsc.com> wrote:
> 
> While following through on some other issues, I ran across this reference.
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> http://urbanlegends.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa012099.htm
> 
>  It was an erroneous assumption. FCC chairman William
>  Kennard had announced the opposite just the day before:
>  "The FCC has repeatedly stated for the past decade 
>  and is stating again today  that it is NOT repealing the
>  ISP exemption that [prevents] Internet service providers
>  from paying per-minute charges to local telephone
>  companies." 
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> 
> Can anyone point me at the FCC regulation, or other documentation, for this ISP exemption?
> 
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> Roeland M.J. Meyer
> Morgan Hill Software Company, Inc.
> http://staff.mhsc.com/~rmeyer
> mailto://rmeyer@mhsc.com
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