On Tuesday, I mentioned Verizon replaced a government-required fee with a similar fee for DSL service once the government stopped the program being funded. This sounded fishy to me, and apparently the Federal Communications Commission doesn’t like the sound of it either. The FCC is sending letters of inquiry questioning Verizon’s tactics, as well as those of BellSouth, who pulled a similar switch.
Updated February 10, 2011 and originally published August 25, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @flexo on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.