Extension For E911 "Not as Good As..." Rule

Following up from yesterday, Roy Mark writes this
in internetnews.com:


Voice over IP providers have another 30 days to inform customers of possible E911 emergency calling limitations -- or pull the plug on their service.

After Aug. 30, VoIP providers will have to cut off subscribers who refuse to acknowledge the warning, according to the ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The original deadline was Friday, July 29th.



- ferg

... because if there's an emergency, a handset which gives no dialtone is better than one which might connect you to the wrong emergency response centre.

If I lived in the US, I'm sure that would make me sleep more easily at night.