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Motorola Subsidiaries File Suit Against Aruba Technologies

Motorola Inc. Said Tuesday its subsidiary companies Symbol Technologies Inc. and Wireless Valley Communications Inc. have filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Aruba Networks Inc. The lawsuit, filed Monday in a Delaware court, addresses claims that Aruba infringed one patents related to WLAN communication technologies. Two of the patents relate to WLAN switching architecture technology. […]

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On the recent Congressional push to keep Internet access services such as Web hosting tax-free [T]he fledgling industry argument for Internet services in the United States is no longer relevant. Electronic commerce is a mature and important part of the U.S. and international economy. The continued moratorium on taxing charges for Internet access should be […]

Vonage Wins Permanent Stay, Prepares for June 25 Hearing

Vonage Holdings Corp. is breathing a sigh of relief today as a federal appeals court said the embattled IP telephony provider may continue adding new subscribers. This was perhaps the best news Vonage has received in a while, and its stocks rose 38.4 percent in response, reaching $4 per share. Vonage in early March lost […]

Jury Says Vonage Infringed on Verizon Patents

A jury found Thursday that Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed on Verizon Communications Inc. patents and ordered the VoIP company to pay $58 million, plus 5.5 percent royalty fees on all of its future revenue.  Verizon had sought $197 million. Verizon sued Vonage last year for infringing on five patents that it said Vonage uses to make its network […]

House Members Seek Permanent Internet Tax Ban

The House Ways and Means Committee is considering a bill that would keep the Internet tax-free permanently. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., introduced the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act of 2007 on Jan. 31. Congressional members on both sides of the aisle co-sponsored the bill, including Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. The first Internet tax moratorium […]

Court Clears FCC to Write New Rules

A federal appeals court has put on hold a request by big local phone companies to reject interim wholesale telecommunications rules, giving the FCC some breathing room as it works to adopt permanent regulations. Qwest Communications International Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and the United States Telecom Association had asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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ON WHETHER THE FCC SHOULD ISSUE PERMANENT RULES ALLOWING COMPETITIVE TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES TO LEASE HIGHCAPACITY LOOPS FROM THE BIGGEST LOCAL PHONE COMPANIES AT GOVERNMENT-MANDATED UNE RATES. “The commission has long recognized that the market for high-capacity facilities and services is a source of mature competition in telecommunications markets, and that imposing an unbundling obligation on […]

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Posted: 11/2003 … ON THE PERMANENT INTERNET TAX MORATORIUM PROPOSED BY THE INTERNET TAX NON-DISCRIMINATION ACT. The Internet Tax Non-Discrimination Act promotes the growth and expansion of the Internet by ensuring that all Americans have unencumbered access to the information superhighway. Rhett Dawson, president, Information Technology Industry Council [The act] by preempting a variety of […]

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