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Vonage I have a question for the people who want regulation and are as happy as a flock of

I have a question for the people who want regulation and are as happy as a flock of larks that it is coming. What sort of things do you foresee this regulating changing? Given the complexity and significance of [VOIP] issues, the FCC has recently announced that it will comprehensively tackle the proper regulatory treatment of Voip and related issues. . . . We will look at how the digital technologies are being used to provide a variety of voice services in the marketplace.

We will also explore emerging regulatory issues, such as FCC precedent and the classification issues raised in the recent Minnesota District Court ruling on Voip services. Finally, we will begin a conversation on how best to achieve important health, safety and welfare policy objectives, such as E911, universal service and securing our homeland.

For the consumers and businesses that use such a service there should be fundamental rights that protect their freedom to use services as they choose, Powell said.
-Consumers should have access to any legal content of choice.
-Consumers should have ability to run or use any applications of their choice
-Users should have the freedom to attach any device to the Internet
-There should be freedom to get any service information about a service of choice.The Regulation Issues and Possible Answers
The issues can be organized into five categories: regulatory framework, social program support, competition regulation, homeland security and law enforcement support.

Regulatory framework will lay the foundation for the many of the other issues. The primary regulatory framework issues include determining whether voice over IP should be considered interstate or intrastate, and whether it should be classified as a telecommunication service or an information service.

Furthermore, there seems to be a recognition that perhaps these two classifications are no longer useful in the context of voice over IP, a point both Powell and Abernathy seemed to acknowledge. These are critical threshold questions that will dictate much about how IP voice is regulated.

The comments of the commissioners suggest they are leaning toward defining voice over IP as an interstate information service, or creating a new classification, separate from the regulatory baggage associated with the terms "telecommunication service" and "information service," that will allow Voip to be treated without excessive regulation.

Such a determination is absolutely critical to ensure that Voip is not overregulated. From a regulatory perspective, saying that a service is an interstate information service is somewhat at odds with itself. Nonetheless, in order to stave off fragmented state regulation, the FCC will likely move quickly to characterize Voip as interstate, a somewhat easy decision to make.

While subsequently addressing the more challenging issue of whether Voip is a telecommunication service versus information service with a likely conclusion that MOST Voip services will be treated as information services. Creating a new classification will present challenges to the Commission given the statutory basis and precedent surrounding the terms "telecommunication services" and "information services."

Nonetheless, a determination, for example, that Voip is intrastate and a telecommunication service would necessarily impose fragmented state regulation and a plethora of arcane, complex telecommunication regulations on Voip.

Social Support
Another area near and dear to the hearts of most regulators, particularly the Democrats, is ensuring that Voip regulation continues to support social programs, such as emergency services (e.g., E-911), universal service programs and disability access.

E-911 and disability access will be the easy matters, while universal service will be far more difficult. The FCC will likely provide general guidelines requiring that Voip support E-911 and disability access. Consensus seems to exist that IP voice should support universal service goals, but many differences exist on the details and a lot of concern was voiced that the universal service fund mechanisms are broken and should not be imposed upon Voip in their current form. A long and tedious debate is likely to ensue on voice over IP and universal service.

Regulating Competition
Competition regulation encompasses items, such as intercarrier compensation and how the regional Bell operating companies' (RBOCs) Voip services should be regulated, either directly or through subsidiaries. Like universal service most agreed there needs to be intercarrier compensation regulation, and the current approach is broken, particularly as it relates to access charges.

Once again, this will be one of the toughest, longest and most tedious debates surrounding Voip regulation.

The last two areas dealing with homeland security and law enforcement have more technical underpinnings. The FCC will likely provide broad guidance here, but leave the details to industry groups to work out, provided that the industry appears to be supporting homeland security and law enforcement efforts. The challenge related to law enforcement efforts will be to determine how minimal regulation can apply within the existing statutory structures.

There's that non-argument again.

"everyone wants it".

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Today''s outage - a case for regulation

Folks, if Vonage were actually a LEC, this outage would result in HUGE FCC penalties. As-is,
I think you are going to get flamed big time. :wink: No, seriously, the only
regulating them prob isnt the answer now, BUT making sure everyone who does have
They're accountable to their clients. If you aren't happy with their service,
They're accountable to their clients. If you aren't happy with their service,
Folks, if Vonage were actually a LEC, this outage would result in HUGE FCC penalties. As-is,
They're accountable to their clients. If you aren't happy with their service,
Short of having a contract which specifically spells out availability you are
If you pay me to provide a service to you, and I don't come through, are you just going
Of course, comments like this don't help: emphasis mine On another

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