[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com

Dave Brockman dave at brockmans.com
Thu Oct 4 14:32:32 UTC 2012

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Some of you guys need to have a nice long lunch and relive those
details for those of us who may have been working and focused on a
different regional area at the time of this occurrence....

Was that shameless enough?



On 10/4/2012 10:31 AM, David Snyder wrote:
> I remember well those days.  Do you recall the original
> 'Chattanooga Metronet"?  That is how EPB originally conned local
> service providers to support their network.  It was supposed to be
> a transport layer only for the benefit of all.  My how the "vision"
> has changed. VOLstate was a "charter member" of that project that
> never happened as advertised.
> -----Original Message----- From: chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org 
> [mailto:chugalug-bounces at chugalug.org] On Behalf Of Mike Harrison 
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2012 10:24 AM To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu 
> Android Linux Users Group Subject: Re: [Chugalug] EPB articles at 
> timesfreepress.com
> On Thu, 4 Oct 2012, David Snyder wrote:
>> We also have been asking EPB to “open” their network to us.  We 
>> want to provide our services over their publicly owned fiber 
>> network.  The idea is that my company would interconnect with
>> EPB and utilize them for “loops”, not
> In direct violation of my original agreements with EPB Telecom,
> they went after my (Chattanooga Online's) larger customers, even
> the ones that were not on EPB's network. Even customers expicitly
> named in the agreements.. and this was long before they have
> fiber..
> My lawyers advice was: You can't afford to fight them.
> My advice is: Walk carefully in the snake pit.
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