Wednesday, July 21, 2004 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Free VoIP! New York Blocked

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) was again emancipated from state regulatory control yesterday by a federal judgeVonage will not be required to apply for certification to the NY Public Service Commission.  Even the "light" regulatory rhetoric that the states have been resorting to has been unavailing to the federal judiciary.  Now, if only the FCC can act and keep VoIP in a regulation-free zone, then the path to escape from the legacy regulatory world will be clear.

posted by Ray Gifford @ 9:44 AM | General