posted on Apr, 4 2008 @ 05:25 PM
Ok, so an audit reveals that OnSat may have double-billed, which throws up a flag about how they request bids. So, The USAC decides to withhold $2.1
million from OnSat, which in turn prevents them from paying SES Americom for satellite time.
Seems to me someone jus needs to revisit some paper work and get this mess figured out before, what, some 25,000 people lose access.
Another thought, I completely understand the panic like feeling that washes over you when you are going to, or, have already lost your only internet
connection. I recently lived throught that for not paying my bill on time. It can shut your life down, especially when you do your banking and billing
online. But, they keep mentioning that the schools and librarys won't have internet access.
How do we teach our kids and do research without the internet?! Simple, the old fashioned way. If internet access is so important, then someone will
get this all worked out. Otherwise, god forbid someone will have to open a good ol' fashioned book. I don't understand how this could even make
headlines. Like someone posted above, what about the tens of thousands without clean drinking water??