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The Verge article about Verizon's Sandy Cleanup Efforts in Manhattan

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 1:48 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net> wrote:
> On 11/20/2012 1:20 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net>
>> wrote:
>>> On 11/20/2012 12:10 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>> it's acutally kinda nice that at least from CO -> building now
>>>> there maybe more highspeed links... and maybe lower long term costs?
>>> Be careful of what you wish for...., Yes, you get fiber from the CO to
>>> the
>>> Building... however there is also a very big side-effect...
>>> Verizon is not obligated to provide equal access to Competitive providers
>>> (CLECs) on this Fiber....
>>> Thus, you are also looking a significantly reduced competition..... which
>>> is
>>> very likely to equate to a higher cost for end users.
>> right, so in the end vz gets what it wants... a return to monopoly.
>> conspiracy theories about verizon starting the floods?
> No Conspiracy theories... just the simple facts on where things stand, based
> on current regulatory environment.
> (I / We have no horse in this race....)

apologies, I forgot the emoticons after my last comment. i really did
mean it in jest... I don't think VZ has harnessed
weather-changing-powers. (yet).