John Paczkowski, Founder and Senior Writer, GigaOM

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Now Verizon Wants Cable TV Portability. No Really!

With the clock ticking on FCC Chairman Kevin Martin’s tenure, his special friends in the phone business are asking him to give them the moon, the stars and the sun: In other words, a cable TV version of number portability. Verizon’s arguments and press release may seem consumer-friendly, but one has to take all of it with a barrel of salt. Now, as you well know, I am no fan of cable companies–who apparently want to watch what you are doing inside your living room–but it’s hard to believe Verizon.

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