jon787 writes: In Michigan, AT&T is trying to screw over customers by getting the state to deregulate the bulk of the telephone business. In particular they want the right to drop landline service completely. Verizon and Comcast are playing along because they want a piece of the pie as customers find new services.
jon787 writes: "Reports are filtering in from allovertheworld about a massive pandemic of some sort sweeping the planet. Reports are sketchy but it sounds like Australia is under martial law. Some have claimed that it is people rising from the dead. Others think it is just a publicity stunt for a movie. Major news outlets are being pressured by the government not to cover the growing chaos."