US court reminds states that VoIP is exempt from service fees

Late last year, VoIP provider Vonage sued the state of Nebraska over the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s attempts to force it to pay into the state’s Universal Service Fund. A federal court has rebuffed the Cornhusker State’s attempts, barring the PSC from collecting USF fees from Vonage and, by extension, any other VoIP provider operating within the state.
arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080324-court-reminds-states-that-voip-is-exempt-from-service-fees.html

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