Verizon and Free Speech

From today’s NY Times

Saying it had the right to block “controversial or unsavory” text messages, Verizon Wireless last week rejected a request from Naral Pro-Choice America, the abortion rights group, to make Verizon’s mobile network available for a text-message program. But the company reversed course this morning, saying it had made a mistake.

Darn right, it was a mistake. And the reversal came just in time. I was about to cancel my phone service…

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