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RE: (fwd) [Oz-ISP] USG takes control of xpnder off PAS-2
From: Roeland Meyer <rmeyer () mhsc com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 23:53:02 -0700
|> From: Joe Abley [mailto:jabley () automagic org]
|> Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 6:22 PM
|> You'd think satellite capacity would be subject to some more
|> international set of regulations than those of the FCC. Are you
|> saying that if I buy preemptable capacity on PAS-N to uplink from
|> New Zealand and downlink to Fiji, that the capacity is subject
|> to preemption by the US Government under FCC rules?
|> Or is there an assumption here that there's an (up|down)link on
|> US soil involved?
I believe that it has more to do with whom owns the bird and what
jurisdiction they are under. US-based companies must follow FCC regs.
RE: (fwd) [Oz-ISP] USG takes control of xpnder off PAS-2 Roeland Meyer (Sep 22)