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Julius Genachowski, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, announced at a Friday-morning meeting that he will step down from his position as referee in a number of ongoing telecommunication battles, one of the hottest being internet control versus internet freedom. "I called this all-hands meeting of FCC employees …

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Feel Sorry For Him

The guy tried to fix the unfixable. Not surprised he left, he was the only guy in the FCC actually trying to fill his job description.

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Re: Feel Sorry For Him

Depends who you ask. Some of his policies are nothing more than token gestures.

Case in point:

http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/FCC-1-Gbps-Challenge-Just-Another-Hollow-FCC-Promise-122820

The worst bit about this news is that he is "joining the industry" which to me sounds like "becoming a lobbyist." That means he'll now be peddling the crap the incumbents try to use to prevent and stifle competition.

He was probably better off as head of the FCC doing nothing at all.

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Re: Feel Sorry For Him

Hmm. Do you think LightSquared would want him?

Alive? Or otherwise?

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