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Posted: 7/2003 Lifesaver BellSouth employee Dale Reese was honored this spring for the 2002 rescue of 22-year old Jessica Prisock from a burning car on Interstate 20 in Jackson. Reese and his daughter Laura Leigh were traveling westbound on Interstate 20 when they noticed a fire in some trees on the side of the road. […]

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Posted: 6/2003 Spam Jam Spam accounts for 24 percent of corporate mailbox traffic and could grow to nearly half (49 percent) by 2007, The Radicati Group Inc. found. The real cost of spam is not in user productivity, which is highly subjective, but rather in the cost of the messaging infrastructure required to support inflated […]

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Posted: 5/2003 Overheard… "$6 million to this ILEC is lunch money." –Consumer advocate Kathleen O’Reilly at a conference in Washington D.C. hosted by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, on the Federal Communications Commission fining SBC Communications Inc. $6 million last year for violating a condition of its merger with Ameritech. It was the […]

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Posted: 4/2003 Overheard… "It can best be described as our day of the hanging chad. We got three votes, and we don’t want to go back and count them again." –David W. Dorman, chairman and CEO, AT&T Corp., during his keynote address at the Comptel Annual Conference & Exposition, referring to the FCC’s Triennial Review […]

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Posted: 3/2003 Rage Against the Machine A 2002 survey of British workers commissioned by Connect Support Services Ltd., and carried out by online research firm YouGov, shows that the anger and frustration caused by IT failures is the leading cause of "work rage." Eighty percent of respondents said that problems with IT increased their stress […]

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Posted: 2/2003 Overheard… "Afghanistan has moved backwards toward the Stone Age at a time when we need to enter the Digital Age." — Masoom Stanekzai, Minister of Communications, Afghanistan, at the recent signing of a two-year agreement with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to provide emergency support to war-torn Afghanistan in restoring its heavily damaged […]

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Posted: 1/2003 Overheard… "We are not looking for a free ride. We are just trying to figure out how to compete." –Gabe Battista, chairman and CEO of Talk America Inc., referencing a proposal filed Nov. 6 with the Federal Communications Commission by 10 local phone companies offering what may be the first formal compromise over […]

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Posted: 12/2002 Overheard… — Mitch Marcus, the founder of BoycottWorldCom.com, lamenting that the General Services Administration had not suspended Worldcom Inc.’s contract as it had those of the other two companies on the grounds that they "had engaged in misconduct and committed internal control irregularities that seriously affect their suitability to receive government contracts." "It […]

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Posted: 11/2002 Overheard… "I wish this company [would] just come clean with the Street regarding our guidance. This swap crap is going to kill us in the long run and I’m personally very fed up with this business case garbage." –In a Sept. 25, 2001, e-mail message from Global Crossing executive Joey Wong released by […]

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Posted: 10/2002 Overheard… "That is like saying, will murder continue? Ever since Cain slew Abel we’ve had it." — Ira Lee Sorkin, a former SEC regulator and former criminal prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, on whether the U.S. has seen the last of corporate accounting fraud. Just Say No Citizens of Norfolk Island in […]

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