Sen. Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat, asks a Verizon Communications lobbyist to explain why a two-tier network could benefit consumers.
"What do you do that's so great that you get paid?" Boxer asked.
Verizon lobbyist Tom Tauke replied that a heart patient who is released from the hospital might want a guaranteed Net-connection for remote monitoring and that new regulations will harm the launch of fiber links to the home.
May 26, 2006 4:30 AM PDT
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