Cybertelecom-L and cybertelecom-announce are email discussion groups that have as their scope Federal Internet Law and Policy. Topics of discussion include (this is an old list) (this list is a little dated)
- Broadband and Section 706
- DSL, Cable, Fiber, BPL, Wireless
- Network Neutrality and Open Access
- Common Carriage
- Access charges
- Enhanced Service Providers and Information Service Providers
- Competition and negotiations with telephone companies
- Computer Inquiries
- Universal Service, the Digital Divide, and Community Networking
- Wiretaps and CALEA
- Internet Reliability
- Backbones, Peering and Interconnection
- Accessibility and Section 255
- Notice of upcoming regulatory proceedings and how to participate
- Pending legislation
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From time to time people on cybertelecom-l bring up excellent subjects that are not within the scope of this discussion group. Fear not - simply because it is not within the scope of cybertelecom-l does not mean that there are not many other excellent lists were these subjects can be discussed. Here are links to some of those discussion groups. There are many many more groups out there (please let me know if you would like me to add groups to this list).
- CA*net 3 News mailing list is a general information list on news and issues related to optical Internet networking and next generation Internet activities around the world.
- CANARIE's General mailing list
- Cyberia-l (Yahoo info) "The CYBERIA-L list was started by Professor Trotter Hardy of the William and Mary School of Law to foster a discussion of the law and policy of computer communications among legal scholars, practitioners, students, and other interested parties."
- TelecomReg "This list has been operating since October 1993 to facilitate discussion about telecommunications regulation on the local, state, and federal levels. Regulatory issues involving cable, broadcasting, telephony, and data transmission are of direct interest, as are related economic and social issues. "
- Comlaw-l "Communications Law list, in partnership with the Section on Mass Communication Law of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)"
- Orin Kerr's Computer Crime Case Updates
- PUBUTILSTELCOM-L "Public Utilities/Telecommunications Law"
- Interesting People Prof. David Farber
- Red Rock Eaters "These days most of the messages concern the social and political aspects of computing and networking."
- CLECList is a mailing list geared toward the discussion of technical and operational CLEC issues.
- IETF General Listserv
- NANOG general discussion group
- Open Infrastructure Alliance email discussion group List Mom: Bruce Kushnick at teletruth
- Open Access by Francois Menard
- Telecom Digest (mirrored apparently at comm.dcom.telecom)
- Municable by Neil J. Lehto
- Weblaw Yahoo egroup by Steven Imparl,