AT&T and Other Telcos Thinking of Skype Combatant?

Om writes about a report that AT&T and a group of major international telcos like British Telecom, Deutsche Telecom and NTT are thinking of making a free VoIP system. The reason for it is that voice is a "losing proposition" these days in the face of Skype and landline attrition. The system would eventually be moved… » 5/06/08 7:30pm 5/06/08 7:30pm

Senate Set to Give Retroactive Immunity to AT&T and Other Telcos for…

Should AT&T and the other telcos involved (like Verizon) get a total pass for participating in the NSA's domestic wiretapping program that let the government eavesdrop on Americans without a warrant? The Senate's thisclose to giving them immunity from lawsuits like the one the Electronic Freedom Foundation's filed… » 12/17/07 3:20pm 12/17/07 3:20pm