Archive for February 2010

BoingBoing Beats MagicJack Lawsuit

(h/t Karl Bode’s twitter feed)

“Of course the lesson learned is that in the Internet age, the harder a company works to stifle criticism, the more attention that criticism gets. The better path is perhaps to listen to what your customers are saying about your business practices, and change them where possible if you value your customers,” Bode writes.

The legal documents are here:

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/02/23/magicjack-legal-docu.html

Feld Warns of Telcos’ “Tea Party Tactics”

Feld warns that the telcos are really attacking a still-unpublished National Broadband Agenda.

Perfect the First Page of Your Application
— and reapply if you were rejected in round one

The executive summary of your broadband stimulus application is very important. In Denver, speakers said that some applications were rejected instantly because of poorly written executive summaries.

The best applicants are proud of their executive summaries. Victoria Proffer of St. Louis, Mo.-based ShowMe Broadband said in a press release that she was pleased that the government decided to post her entire executive summary. You can read her company’s executive summary here. As you can see, it clearly describes the history of the company and the purpose of the stimulus application.

At WiNOG, we help you write the summary — and help prepare the numbers too. Continue reading ‘Perfect the First Page of Your Application
— and reapply if you were rejected in round one’ »