On Internet Privacy & Digital Freedom

…rmation to outside parties without a court ordered subpoena. This includes billing information, any log files, or other customer data like backups of email or websites. We require a court order to ensure that a disinterested third party (a judge) reviews the subpoena and only issues it after a defined standard of probable cause has been met. Under the Patriot Act, government agencies, usually the FBI, may also demand the handing over of customer d…

Fusion Phone taxes and fees

…e for intrastate telephone communication service. The service supplier (or billing aggregator authorized by a service supplier) shall collect the surcharge from each service user and remit to the state the amount of the surcharge. Read more about the California Emergency Telephone Users surcharge at the California Board of Equalization… California Public Utility Commission User Fee The California PUC User Fee is established by the California Publi…

Fusion Phone Help

…o 976 or 900 toll calling. Our systems are not set up to reconcile all the billing involved in these systems, and we understand many of our customers prefer to block these when possible. Related to the unlimited national calling, we cannot support “10-10-321”-style toll dial-around. Voicemail Voicemail comes free with your Fusion phone service, as do Caller-ID, Call Waiting, and 3-Way Calling. For details, see the Fusion Voicemail FAQ. Phone codes…

A Micro-ISP In The Mountains

…n he broke his leg. For now, he has plenty of bandwidth, and Cruzio could easily double what it supplies him. So when will he give up his ISP hobby? Not until it starts to seem like real work, Adelman says. If the business keeps growing, he will eventually have to put in a real billing system and hire someone to help with installation – and then it won’t be fun anymore. At that point, it will be time to start talking with Cruzio about selling the…