[svlug] recommendation on business class DSL?

David E. Weekly david at weekly.org
Fri Aug 30 15:19:01 PDT 2002

Eep. That's scary. Someone sues you for being monopolistic and they shut you
up by buying you out.

That seems hardly a just end.

 David E. Weekly
 Founder & Executive Director
 California Community Colocation Project (an OPG project)
 http://CommunityColo.net/ - the world's first non-profit colo!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron T Porter" <atporter at primate.net>
To: <svlug at lists.svlug.org>
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 3:16 PM
Subject: Re: [svlug] recommendation on business class DSL?

> On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 11:47:59AM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > My bad, it is apparently the one that hasn't folded yet, I just assumed
> > had gone the way of th eother ones. Turns out it is just in questionable
> > state, but still running.
> >
> > Thanks for fixing my perception.
> Covad's likely to be around a while. They filed an anti-trust suit
> against SBC and looked like they had a good chance of winning. They were
> running out of cash however, so SBC buys a major stake ($35m if I remember
> correctly) in Covad and they drop the anti-trust suit. Good for a small
> segment of DSL users, but a major loss for consumers as a whole.
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